I mean, it could be?
Tue Oct 3, 2017 13:30

Emmett did his best to suppress a laugh, which resulted in a stilted chortle. Jealous? Well that was silly. Jealousy was only a thing when there was, like, feelings involved, and that was totally not what was happening here. This was a relationship of convenience, to annoy Ruben and to relax Marissa. Rose, obviously having no genuine romantic interests in him (because why would she?) obviously had no reason to be jealous. "Don't worry, you're the only girl for me," he joked back, slightly wondering if he meant it.

"Nah, I just wanted to be Kaye's friend," he added with a sigh. Emmett had thought that he was doing well on that front, but apparently he'd managed to mess that up with a well-meaning but loathed gesture of support. He wasn't entirely sure how he'd done it, but he was pretty good at messing things up in general, so really maybe he shouldn't have been surprised. It happened. The sun rose in the east, the sky was blue, the grass was green, and Emmett was a well-intentioned moron.

He pushes away the topic with a gesture. "I guess it doesn't matter. Although if I could have my hat back, that'd be great. It's freezing out here, and this is a lot of scalp." He held out his hand in (perhaps naively hopeful) expectation of the cap's return. "Anyway, how was your break? Did you have a tolerable time with your family?"

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