Choose one and elaborate.
Sat Aug 5, 2017 19:18

“Sure, sounds good,” Mave agreed. He wasn’t particularly opposed to playing hooky even if the professor were more attentive to attendance. After all, what were they going to do about it, kick him out of school? Been there, done that, no big deal. His mom and step-dad might be disappointed (again), and his dad might suggest dropping out of school to start an indie band with him (again), but he’d survive. He was a little surprised at himself at how easily he was agreeing to skip class - or do anything, really - with one of his classmates, but Kaye seemed to have such a solid plan that he didn’t want to say no.

The ice cream shop sounded fun, as did the half-undressed kid talking to Holland she identified as Ruben (nice), although his favorite suggested place was decidedly this Snooze thing, that sold “non-coffee”. If Maverick was picking up the hints correctly, then that place sounded like a riot.

“Oh, sure,” he said. The suggestion to sit down was also a good one. Sitting was objectively his preferred posture, second only to laying down. He liked to use his energy strategically, and walking or standing unnecessarily was generally inefficient. Although he felt a little uncomfortable with the phrasing of “pairing off”, because that kind of thing was sure to end badly. At least, he assumed it would. He never got invited to Those Kinds of parties, and, well, nobody wanted to date the kid who couldn’t make up his mind on what gender he was. People wanted a boyfriend or a girlfriend, not a ?????friend. He was sure Kaye wasn’t implying anything like that (or was he?), though. It was just the wording that, for a split second, made his stomach drop a little.

Maverick grabbed a handful of pretzels to go and, with his non-pretzel hand, gestured for Kaye to lead the way. He followed her to the board game area, munching along the way. When he sat down, he glanced around at the games available. One in particular caught his attention. “Ooh, Battleship,” he commented, his tone a bit sarcastic, although the interest was pretty genuine. “I sure do love children’s simplifications of naval engagement.

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