Theme: Seven Virtues - Hope
Author's Notes: Spoilers for "Undercurrents."
He couldn't believe his ears. She...more than a friend? He blinked. "Well, that depends on...a few things," he said slowly, not wanting to get his hopes up. "I...if..."
He couldn't gather up his thoughts. It was as though his mind had fragmented into tiny pieces over this.
"If you want to, if you really want to, Amita, then...I would very much like to be more than friends with you."
The smile she gave in return was dazzling, and she stepped closer to him. "That did play a part on my deciding to stay."
Now, he really did begin to hope.