"We have fun together, and sometimes I almost trust him. Since the tickets are free, he'll probably go, but maybe not. It means spending an entire day with me, which is probably a lot more than he bargained for. He likes to talk to me about writing, but he didn't sign up to be my best friend. Nobody ever does, which might be my own damn fault, but, Mother dear, today I feel like blaming you." (9.54)
In her letter to her mom, Marisol confides that she's not sure if John even wants to be her bestie or not. Luckily for her, though, not only is he totally interested, he wants to start the job right away. Phew.