Small Talk

River turned her gaze away from Max as they went to a warm room where they could relax at a table. She wanted to explain why she kept giving him nasty looks. In fact, she wanted to tell anyone, but it was her shame to hold onto. It was too difficult to talk about just yet. Someone would have to push her to speak and she knew no one would ever do that.

"So, why does that friend of yours have a possum for a pet?" River finally asked Max, trying her best to make small talk at least. She did not wish for him to feel unwelcome, at least.

Glancing to Serenity, she prayed the blonde would help out with this situation.

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