The break-up took exactly 4.5 minutes. A full minute better than the last one. Valerie walked out of the coffee shop a minute later. She hasn't worked this good since Tom, two exes ago. She calls Jeffrey; he happens to be on her to-do list.
"Hi" he said. That's the last thing he was able to say to her. She was on a roll.
Twenty seven years ago, she was born with a blank slate.
11 years from today, she'd give birth to Rachel.
I guess Valerie needs to meet the father first.