...han a whisper, averting her gaze and opting to look at her feet instead. "I've never even gone this far with anyone."
A few beats pass before she can bring herself to meet his gaze. What if he thinks this is going too far, what if she's already crossed the line by insinuating that she wants something more? Or what if he thinks she's a total loser since she doesn't know what to do, since she's never done this before? Normally, she'd laugh in his face if she thought he'd think this of her, but now, in this situation, his opinion actually matters.
Mako smiles crookedly at her. "Me neither. We can learn together."
Relief courses through her; he's just as inexperienced and probably just as lost right now as she is. Korra sighs in relief.
"Is this-" she gestures vaguely at his pants "-okay?"
His face becomes serious as he gazes at her. "Korra, just how far are we intending to take things tonight?"
She blushes at the implication of his words. "I don't know, I mean, now might be a bad time to tell you, but I've kind of liked you for a while now, you know, as more than a friend."
Mako stiffens, eyes widening. Immediately, she feels nervous. What if he thinks she's totally pathetic or something?
Then she takes in a deep breath and stiffens her spine. Alright then, Mako's entitled to his own stupid opinion, but she's still going to t...