Lance absentmindedly calling Keith ‘babe’ though. they’re not even dating. he just does.
“hey babe, you wanna go for some training?”
“hey babe, pass the salt would you?”
“could you - ah, thanks babe.”
Keith is so fucking confused and weirdly pleased and the team thinks its the most hilarious thing that’s happened since the lot of them were chosen as defenders of the galaxy (which is still pretty hilarious to them.)
Lance never even realises he’s doing it. nobody even tells him. he doesn’t know the team is laughing at him. he doesn’t know he’s now the reason why Keith spends all his nights awake staring at the ceiling just thinking an endless stream of ?????