“The nice side, we’ll go with my old teammate Frans Nielsen, I think he’s probably the nicest guy in the league. The naughty side, I don’t know, I think there’s a decent amount of guys that can go on that list, so I’ll put my friend Casey Cizikas on that one, he seems to get away with a lot of the things he does, but Santa’s watching.”
You stood there silently, and he waited. He waited for an answer that could change his life. You were staring somewhere between his eyes and the floor, this was a conversation you had been afraid to have for years. It was what had kept you from coming back for so long. “I should get dressed.”
He looked at you with disbelief. That was what you had to say? “Y/N-” He tried keeping his voice calm.
“Just.. let me get dressed, Jared. Please? And maybe a drink. Or ten.”
You turned and started for your room. “Just answer me! Is he mine!?” His voice was raised, and you turned quickly.
“Please..” You begged him, and motioned to River, who stirred at the sound of a raised voice. “We’ll go-”
what she means: taki tooru spent a year never speaking because she was terrified she might say someones name after using a certain circle that let her see youkai and was told the next 13 people whos name she said would be cursed along with her. Then later on she used herself as bait to protect natsume/ And then after that she was so terrified of using the circle again but as soon as she thought natsume was in trouble she broke it out again with only a moment of hesitance because she wanted to protect her friend. End me i love her so much????