ooc: for the sake of brevity...
Ben assured her that the food would be fine and that, if it made her feel better, they didn't have to stay for long. Upon entering, he offered to buy her food, insisting he repay the favor of her housing him and his friends while they "work". He ate quietly, not being one for small talk, but kept an eye on his surroundings and held a generally nervous demeanor. He answered any of Claudia's questions quickly and briefly, and made sure to bounce back any questions she asked him, just to keep her talking about herself, and less focused on him.
Gazy let out a goofy, exasperated sigh. "Alex! How do you expect us to get home now?" He turned around and inspected the car closely. "Hmm, maybe I can jury-rig it...." Without waiting for an answer, he circled the car and poked around, trying to use the stuff Cato and Piper used to do to open up the doors and get the car running.
I am not brave, I am only just, for fear knows no man's name better than the one called "fearless", but there is no fear in love.
Hunt evil, Kill beasts, Slay darkness, and SURVIVE!
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