I think we've run out of dwarves.
Sun Nov 6, 2016 16:45

Hs smile multiplied. Dustin prided himself on his etiquette and upbringing, and the quickest way to his heart good side was to compliment him in that regard.

But the smile faltered slightly when she asked how he’d been. “Yeah, it’s been a while,” he said, choosing to more immediately comment on their gap in conversation. “I’m….” Dustin struggled to find the words. There was not really a point in lying. She had certainly heard the news about the family, if nothing else than from the Reinhardt boys, since Tobi was apparently somehow involved with Makenzie (a thought he choked down to keep from getting angry all over).

“I’ve been better,” he settled on finally. “Things have been a bit rough. But we’ll bounce back.” He wasn’t sure for whom he was being so reassuring, either to keep her from possibly worrying, to give her something positive for the situation to possibly spread around the gossip mill, or else just to say out loud to help himself believe it. “What about you? Did you have a pleasant summer?”

  • Laila nodded. That sounded really nice--she didn't want to go back to Cascade Hall just yet and she didn't really know where else to go, but walking around with Dustin sounded like a welcome... more
    • I think we've run out of dwarves. — Dustin, Sun Nov 6 16:45
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