I must be the eight one: forgetful.
Sun Nov 6, 2016 18:12

“Family is important,” Dustin noted with a nodd, doing his best not to think too hard about the compliment to his resilience she had just given. That was good trait for any heir, especially one palced in such trying times as he. “I’m glad you got to spend time with your brother.”

“My little sister is here this year, in Aladren,” he commented back idly. “And our brother will be here next year. Don’t get me wrong, because I do love them, but let me just say that sometimes it’s a lot better when you can have some distance.” Dustin was tempted back toward his grumpy mood from earlier since Florence was the reason he’d been that way before, but at least talking about her with someone tolerable like Laila wasn’t as bad as actually being around the first year and her nonstop questions and attention-seeking.

“I guess Makenzie probably felt that way when I showed up, though,” he added almost to himself in moderate contemplation. He’d never really thought to consider how he pestered her and judged her. Maybe he wasn’t really much better.

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    • I must be the eight one: forgetful. — Dustin, Sun Nov 6 18:12
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