Maitreya 01 "Why do you think people are afraid of being alone?"
Damien almost dropped the pile of papers he was bringing in to Ophiuchus' office. No matter how many times Ophiuchus demanded to talk about whatever random topic he had on mind; Damien would never cease to be surprised (and somewhat alarmed) by it. Truth be told, he had actual work he could have said he needed to be back to, and it wouldn't have even been a lie, but he knew from experience that trying to escape wasn't an option.
"Why do you think people are afraid of being alone?"
Damien got the idea that it wouldn't be too healthy to prolong an answer.
"Because they're afraid of being forgotten, I guess."
Ophiuchus sat on the ground with his head bent over his knee, expressionless; silent for so long that Damien was just forming the idea that he could just walk out and pret