"Well, yeah…I mean it gives me more time for myself anyways." Jean laughed nervously and slightly nudged Rictor with her elbow. "I can always find out if she really likes you." She teased, her eyebrows wiggling at him. They were reaching the edge of the forest and Jean pulled her phone out and put on her flashlight app.
"I guess. Still kind of weird." He grinned and nudged her back. "What? No! You are not allowed to read her mind, Jean!" Actually… No. No, he wasn’t going to let it go down that path just to see if she liked him. "Well. I’m pretty sure she does anyway. I might have kissed her and asked her to come to a movie night with me, and she said yes."
Jean raised a brow at the mention of his math struggles. “Hey, if math’s kicking your ass I can always help. I don’t mind doing it. I’m actually a little ahead of my studies…too much free time.” She stated, a small , yet nervous laugh escaping her lips. Hearing that Rictor had also met another girl made Jean smile. “Oh have you now? I hope it’s not too forward to ask if you like her?”
"You had free time so you did more school work? Damn, you’re definitely unique." Rictor snorted and shook his head. He definitely wasn’t one to do that. It was a struggle to actually get the energy to do the work he needed to half the time. "Uh, yeah." He ducked his head to hide a slight blush. "She’s nice. And I think she likes me, so you know…"