“Dude, I was joking.”
Scott laughs, but Stiles turns away from him, pretending to sleep.
“Hey, I’m sorry!”
Still no answer. Scott sighs, and closes his eyes. They stay silent for a few minutes, the young alpha already dozing off, so he’s not even sure if he isn’t dreaming when he hears Stiles whisper “Yeah, I kind of do.”
But he smiles anyway.