Even if he said it wasn’t a lie, withholding information could still be considered lying, or not being entirely honest with someone, but people were entitled to their secrets, to their desire to keep something only for themselves, but, what if those things affected others in the long run? Wouldn’t it be better to just be honest, rip off the band-aid and be over with it? She was being hypocritical about it, she did hide something from him, and she wasn’t sure if she was ready to tell him, or better, if he was ready to listen to it. Maybe she should wait a while longer before dropping the bomb, or perhaps it would be something she could take to the grave, never to have him worry about that, yes, that sounded the best course of action.
Bella’s mind wandered for a bit trying to remember which court was which, the many names that were presented to her were new and confusing and she needed time to adjust. “So, summer and spring…” she commented, in a low tone of voice before scratching her cheek lightly. Life for faes went slower so she didn’t look too surprised or even tried to do the math on how long ago it could have been, she knew she couldn’t even find out a number that came close to it. She assumed the reason he was there was because he had left, but such personal question shouldn’t be asked.
She didn’t mean lover, or children, only others in general, but she was pleased to know he wasn’t alone in such a place. “Well…that wasn’t why I asked, just, seems lonely…” she wasn’t the type of person that liked to talk or that liked to be around others that much, but she wouldn’t say no to some quiet company, or even if the person wasn’t quiet, to someone she knew and she liked to be around. “But I’m glad you’re not alone, at least it means you have someone to talk with.” She smiled softly at him, her fingers playing with each other as her eyes wandered. She wasn’t alone she had her pets and her roommates, especially Mark, he was the best company she could ever ask for.
“But…what’s a Brownie? You don’t mean the cake do you?” with such a name it could have been easily mistaken as some sort of dessert, and the thought of it was already making Bella a bit hungry.