"Whatever you like," Penny murmured somewhat lifelessly, feeling as though the wind was knocked out of her. She was so stunned it felt as though she had taken a physical blow and in her shock, she couldn't even muster up an argument that Matt absolutely did not trouble her and she wanted very much to continue sharing the books with him.
At the moment, though, she could do nothing but stare with wide eyes. "I..." she began but her voice fell off. She didn't know what to say or how to say it. She felt entirely helpless. "You don't..."