He wasn’t understanding where Amber was going with it, he always thought his cousin loved the game, she was in the team after all, and unlike many people she didn’t seem to be pressured into joining it. But people change, people find other things to love in life, he still hasn’t found his and maybe his cousin was just as lost as he was. Skydiving probably wasn’t the best example when it came to ride on top of a broomstick pretending it was a surfboard, he couldn’t however understand that it was about the adrenaline and not about what one could do. Zeke could understand the love of flying, not being a frequent flyer, he did like to feel the wind on his face whenever, or liked, to be more accurate, university life killed the little social life he had in the past.
“I guess you don’t need to play in order to fly.” He smiled at her. It was amazing how little he knew about Amber, clearly something else was hidden underneath the Amber he knew, but he was ashamed he never really tried to probe in deeper, just giving her space for her to show it whenever she felt more comfortable, and now he can’t even say something to help her.
“Something else?” he was confused, but if whatever she loved more than flying was something she wanted dearly, then he had no other choice than to be supportive of her. “I agree, you should follow what you love and leave what you like as a hobby perhaps.” He didn’t know much about loving something so much, he had no ambition, no aim, but he was there for her, for whatever she needed him. “I guess my only question about it, is, are you happy?” he looked at her curiously, one can love something dearly but not be happy, and in the end it’s not what one loves that’s important, it’s what can make someone happy or not, but if it’s both, then it’s like hitting the jackpot.
“If it makes you happy, and you love it, don’t wait for others to tell you that you should and shouldn’t do. Focus on the prize and fight for it.” motivation speeches were way out of Zeke’s comfort zone, but he had to try and do his best.