Would you maybe write smth were someone, maybe even a child, was slowly copying Dark in his behavior? Like their speech, how they dress, how they move. Or like, copying the neck thing he does, straightening his clothes and such. What would Dark think? What would he do?
I haven’t thought about that one. You know they say you subconsciously mirror someone’s actions if you’re attracted to them? Wild stuff. This has nothing to do with attraction, though, this is just the fact that children are highly impressionable.
Dark found it very confusing. At first, he thought he was being a little too full of himself. The person he was pursuing had a child, and while he wasn’t good with children, the small boy started… mimicking Dark’s mannerisms? Dark believed he had imagined it when he caught the child rolling his shoulders almost just as Dark was doing the same thing. The kid smoothed the front of his clothes often. He made observations most kids would overlook.
What threw Dark off the most was the fact that the kid spoke more eloquently than most children his age. In fact, he sounded almost like he was trying to be collected and cool in the way he spoke. It seemed a little disconcerting to hear a child try and speak in a persuasive way.
But Dark found himself grinning. His influence had spread much more than he had thought, and if he played his cards right, perhaps he could find himself in the company of a valuable asset. After all, who can resist the charm of a child? The two could form a very strange, yet very beneficial (at least for Dark) relationship.