You had originally gone to the library to get some peace and quiet after dinner. Maybe sit in front of the fireplace and zone out, maybe browse the shelves for a bit before going back to the room you shared with a few other girls, maybe even take a short nap. You definitely didn't expect to find a particularly interesting romance novel and end up sitting comfortably on a couch in front of the nice, warm fireplace.
Just a few chapters then I'll pick up where I left off tomorrow.
Time passed and you eventually heard the door open slowly, as if the person entering had something to hide. Then came the quiet footsteps getting closer and closer to where you sat. You didn't pay it any mind, though. You were too engrossed in your book for anything to matter at the moment.
“O-oh! I didn't expect to see you here.”
Your head snapped up after hearing the shy voice. It was him. Armin Arlert. Winner of the Smartest, Kindest, Most Adorable, and Most Perfect Award, in your eyes. And he was