Once-ler was walking home from town, carefully holding a new friend in his long arms; his newly bought cat, Milo. The tomcat was white with light brown patches and piercing green eyes. “I think we’re going to be great friends, Milo.” Once-ler murmured with a smile. The…
Once-ler stopped short as Taylor fell over in front of him. His eyes widened and he set Milo down, hurrying over to help the lady up. “Are you alright?” He asked, blinking at her in concern. Then he smiled. “Barbaloots are quite mischievous, aren’t they?” Milo started brushing up against his legs, wanting to be held again, so Once-ler obliged.
Taylor slid her beanie back to the back of her head, fixing her dirt covered front. She stood up slowly, continuing to dust of the front of her clothing as she gave a nervous laugh and smile. Taylor looked at the guy who had stopped to ask her if she was okay through her dirt splattered glasses, her face going hot with embarrassment.
way to go Taylor, just proving how freaking graceful you are.
“Yeah I’m…I’m okay…” Taylor said, trying not to seem like a flustered mess, “Oh yeah, they can be quite the mischievous little tykes.”
introduce yourself dumb-butt!
Taylor gave a little laugh as she took off her dusty beanie, pushing her blonde bangs back out o her face and exposing her half-shaven hairdo. “My name’s Taylor. I think I’ve seen you around town, but I don’t think that I’ve ever caught your name.”
Taylor gave a smile as the guy picked up his cat, giving a bit of an ‘aww’ when the cat purred for attention.
“He’s really quite adorable. What’s his name?” Taylor asked, giving a smile “Can I pet him?”
Once-ler smiled. “My name’s Once-ler, and this little guy is Milo. Sure, you can pet him! He loves the attention. I only got him today, but I can already tell that he loves people.” He held Milo out slightly as he spoke, and the cat blinked curiously at Taylor.