Arie sat on one of the branches of a large tree in her estate garden, leaning her head against the base as she sighed, a gentle breeze blowing past her and stirring the leaves slightly. It had been two weeks since Arie had returned home, thanks to Jean.
She looked over to the expanse of the forest that surrounded the back of her estate, mindlessly daydreaming of things she would never say out loud. A small blush crept upon her cheeks as she thought of Jean, wondering if he had heard her when she said he was welcome anytime. She imagined scenarios of the giant appearing from the forest out of the blue, his gentle blue eyes finding her in an instant.
She wanted to talk more, to get to know him without being in a panic or being upset. She still felt incredibly embarrassed by what had happened, what she said…maybe he didn’t like her now because of it? It hurt to think that, but Arie honestly couldn’t blame him for it, considering how she had been. Would she be able to mak