Grisaia followed silently after the fox Demi-Human. Despite his expression being a bit clenched, his mind was completely elsewhere, as he was much more worried about other things. Things he'd rather forget about but couldn't for the life of him do. He only returned back to reality upon seeing his small companion relaxing on the living area's couch as if she owned it herself. It was amusing to say the least, especially with how small other other looked on the much larger couch, enough to make him want to smile, along with what she said next, but he remained emotionless."Of course, apologies for my rudeness, Lady Mie. I'll return with an appa spice blend. Now, if you'll excuse me."
He hummed clearly before turning and walking towards the door on the left, opening it and passing through the hall which lead to the cellar. The cellar itself was stocked with bottles and bottles of different favors and time periods. It didn't take long for the blonde to grab their most popular blend from the rack, collect a glass cup and straw, and make his way back to Mie hopefully before she did anything weird.
Placing the cup down on the coffee table next to the couch, Grisais proceeded to prepare the drink, his eyes slowly wandering to the other in the process."Might I ask you a question, Lady Mie?"
He questioned, ears drooping slightly before he continued. "Did...did you have any plans tonight? Or maybe tomorrow? Before the Mistress went missing, she said I was being 'antisocial' and 'needed to get some sun'. I don't know how to spend my time outside of this house, so..."
Saia trailed of with furrowed brows as he handed the flavored drink over, tilting his head curiously in the process.
Finally making their way out of the smelly alley, Eiko let out a sigh of relief. She probably would have brought a hand to wipe her brow if it hadn't been for Aki holding her only free hand, not that it mattered that much; just being out of that place had her feeling so much better. She took note of the other girl's nervousness and smiled faintly at her demeanor. Eiko remembered a time when she use to be like that, but now she could look out for Aki. If there even was something in there waiting to come after them, she would have noticed long before entering the alleyway and would have been more cautious about the pinkette coming any closer.
A sweet smile tugged at Eiko's lips as she saw Aki reach up to the sky and for the sun."It does feel great to be out here though..."
She mused happily as she walked towards Aki, hands behind her back and clutching her staff loosely. "Hm, I've got a bit of spare change on me, so maybe we can buy something?"
Eiko then suggested, tilting her head curiously as she wondered what the other had in mind. And while yes, the money she had with her was originally meant for herself, Od Laguna cherished those who were selfless and caring, and that's what she hoped to be.
Not receiving so much as a 'yes' or 'no', probably because Aki was far too excited to get going, Eiko allowed herself to be pulled around by said girl, an action that would usually annoy her, but strangely didn't this time around. Regardless, she didn't want to see Aki almost cry again, so that might be the reason? Once they were closer to the shops, Eiko felt herself become much more chipper at the idea of doing some shopping. She almost didn't notice the people, natives and foreigners with interesting and somewhat familiar clothing alike, standing in front of a particular shop she wanted to go into until Aki had to physically stop her. Sharing a curious glance with Aki, Eiko furrowed her brows slightly at what she had to say next. Her first instinct was to question who would hate someone like Aki, but clearly knowing better, and being biased, Eiko changed her statement quickly before speaking up."You think so? You wouldn't know unless you went to see for yourself. Plus, Od Laguna is on your side, so there's nothing to worry about!"
She smiled encouragingly before continuing. "But we could always look somewhere else, of course. There's lots of great shops here!"
She concluded as she then moved along with Aki to the closest shop to them.
Eiko had been far too engrossed in what was in front of her to take note of the other people nearby. She instead focused on the charms and specific fabrics in her line of sight. Aki got her attention a few times, showing her charms that she thought looked best on her and she even thought about buying two charms for herself and two for Aki, but as she was looking elsewhere, Aki's especially loud apology had her look up, now alert. Withing seconds, she was at the pinkette's side, dove wings spreading slightly as she bowed with Aki."Please accept this apology, Od Laguna. Sorry about that, might I ask if your alright?"
The priestess questioned with slightly worried emerald eyes, her pink staff now in front of her, in case any of these people decided to get hostile.