While Friedrich didn’t admit it, and enjoyed the soup in silence… deep down, he knew he really, really needed it. He hadn’t had a good meal in days, and it truly meant the world to him that Mini would take time out of her evening to come and bring him something warm and home-made. 

He thanked her, of course, with his usual stoic, blank-slate look… as he found himself unable to truly express his gratefulness.