Evie was happy to be a bridesmaid for her neighbor. Estelle was new in town and didn't have too many friends locally. One really close friend from her hometown showed up, but she didn't want to look too lonely/desperate up at the altar.
And Evie was not terribly hurt that Estelle picked her friend to be maid of honor. Talon took care of everything, Evie just had to show up for fittings and the parties.
Frankly, just showing up and going with the flow sounded really good to Evie at that point in time.
She'd just ended two relationships. One with her boyfriend, one with her job. She was...between engagements, in every sense of the word.
No one was offering anything in her major, she was overqualified for most work, but to starving to really turn anything down. So getting out of the apartment for Estelle's sake was a good thing. Mostly.
But Estelle's wedding had...issues, we'll say. Her maid of honor, for instanc