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Fri Nov 4, 2016 21:21

He nodded in agreement with her as she answered his question, pleased that she seemed, at least to him, to be answering frankly, honestly, and with greater detail he'd expected. He liked it though, he felt like he was actually getting to know her a little bit.

"Chicken parm is excellent," he offered, not really liking the idea of not offering his own opinion on the matter, even if she hadn't asked. "But I like barbecue, too. The elves make it much better than my father does, though," he admitted, lowering his voice like he was telling her a huge secret.

When she hit the target on her next shot, doing better than his first one, he clapped and cheered right along with her. He gathered she was at least as new at this as he was, and any hit was a victory.

He took his turn, lining up his shot and aiming higher and more to the left than before. He loosed the arrow, and this time it flew clear over the target. Too high that time, apparently.

"I guess it's your question," he told Kit.

  • One question downKit, Fri Nov 4 21:07
    Kit wasn't completely surprised that he didn't miss, but she was surprised that he wasn't closer to the bullseye. Either way, she had a question to answer, one that she wasn't expecting. Yet, she was ... more
    • Next? — Winston, Fri Nov 4 21:21
      • Re: Next?Kit, Fri Nov 4 22:50
        Kit was thrilled that he offered up information on their discussion. She noted that he liked chicken parm and barbecue. Though, she was surprised that his father made anything. She knew how to dine... more
        • That's a hard oneWinston, Sat Nov 5 14:07
          Oddly, Kit's dismay at his miss made his own disappointment feel smaller. He still wasn't happy that his arrow had neatly sailed over top of the target entirely, but at least the commiseration eased... more
          • How's this one?Kit, Sat Nov 5 19:06
            Kit's favorite color was not blue, but she approved of Winston's choice of sky blue. "Good choice. I like when there are clouds and you see all the shapes they make." She did that sometimes at their... more
            • Impressive. Most impressive.Winston, Sun Nov 6 12:57
              " Nice ," Winston congratulated when Kit hit their best shot so far. He lined up his arrow, and took his time aiming and setting his shot. He felt like he needed to show improvement, too. The arrow... more
              • I tryKit, Mon Nov 7 01:15
                Curious. It appeared that the arrow met its mark, but it was further away from where hers was. Had Winston intentionally allowed her another question or was he showing that he could make his mark?... more
                • You succeedWinston, Mon Nov 7 08:10
                  Winston gave her a moment to come up with a question, then nodded in approval for the one she came up with. "Excellent question," he complimented. "Um," he considered his answer carefully. "Are you... more
                  • Going for gold.Kit, Mon Nov 7 13:00
                    Kit had thought that her question wouldn't require a question in turn, but she had to admit that Winston had left her a little flustered. Which one did she want to know more? "Well, if you born into... more
                    • *cheers you on*Winston, Mon Nov 7 17:01
                      "That makes it easier," Winston admitted, "in that it introduces fewer variables, but harder because it opens up all of history instead of confining me to just when my family was well off, assuming... more
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