Joined: 21 Jun 2016
Athena was sizing the girl up, judging her as well. She wasn't sure if she liked the woman
or not. She sparked a small interest, but she wasn't sure if it was initial curiosity or
genuine interest. The woman was right, Athena wasn't one for conversation because she
found the majority of conversation boring because the same thing every time. It was always
something about how the other is and what the weather is like then just small talk. She
wasn't a small talker. She preferred the friends who could read her mind almost. But, from
what she gathered, those would have to be best friends, which she didn't have. She
gathered that in order to obtain a best friend she would have to sit through many, many
boring conversations that she'd rather not waste her time on. She really did try to sit
through those dull conversations, but it was near impossible.
"I wasn't aware we were fighting," she stated simply. She wasn't a runner or a fighter.
If she didn't want to do something, she simply walked away. It's not fear or anger, it's
just disinterest. If she doesn't care, she won't do it. She looked at the woman up and
down and considered her offer. "I don't see why not," she said. Yeah, starting off might
be better. Maybe she can try the whole 'conversation' thing again the way her aunt taught
her to do. It was just so hard. She couldn't find a way to put any care or emotion in to
the words. She looked down at one of the flowers and counted the petals. Eight. Good.
Then I should try to mend this. Eight is always good. She took a deep breath, closing
her eyes as she did so. She put on a large smile and looked at the woman. "Yes, let's
start again. I do believe we have started off on the wrong food. I struggle with showing
emotion sometimes, so I apologize," she said with a smile. She was a very good actor,
which is why her aunt stopped being on her case. It helped having a small interest in the
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