"Where did I lose you?"
"…right about the part where you mentioned meeting your father."
Seia shrugged, tying her hair up. “I’m on leave, you’re on… medical leave, I figured it might be a good idea for you to get out of your room.”
McCrane sighed, leaning back on his berth. He’d taken a shot to his shoulder that had torn out a great deal of the wiring. It was taking him a while to get back into moving his left arm, which had meant no work until he could manually reset the connections and gattai with his brothers. The mech had only been grounded for a week and he was already bored out of his mind. Seia had at least kept him company. "I was with you on changing into my alt–" he began steadily, watching Seia nod.
"And driving into the mountains–"
"Yes, see? You’re not so lost.”
“Okay, but your father–”
“Lives in the mountains at the family home.”
McCrane went silent, and Seia laughed, sitting on one of the mech’s knees. “Are you scared of meeting my father?"
"No!” The other fidgeted, clearly flustered. Bingo. A giant robot afraid of his girlfriend’s four foot tall, aging father.
“I promise he doesn’t actually have an armed cannon at the door, I was teasing you."
"That was what you said when you ‘teased’ about your brother giving me some sort of awkward lecture on dating methods and…. rules…"
It was Seia’s turned to become flustered, and she threw a hand over her face. "I didn’t expect him to actually do it–"