“Can I get you a refill?”
The man and woman sitting at the small table in front of you jump about a foot in the air and you swear you hear a snap as their heads swivel in the direction of your voice with speed that is only ever the result of near-heart-stopping shock.
“U-uh,” the woman says as she regains her composure, wilting slightly under your unrelenting gaze (through your shades, you mean) “n-no thanks, I… think we’re good!” The woman gives you a tiny attempt at a cheerful, if nervous, grin. The man just raises one eyebrow before turning back to his girlfriend, content to let her speak for him.
Stupid fucking asshole, the least he could do is answer you.
- Part 1 of Cynic!Dave AU
in which Dave tries to take his anger out on furniture and occasionally really hot beverages, John tries to compete with Kanaya for the Meddler of the Year Award, and Kanaya Scoffs Quietly While Simultaneously Rectifying The Situation Without So Much As A Single Drop Of Sodium Based Bodily Temperature Reducing Fluid Secreted. Kanaya maintains her undefeated winning streak, and no one is surprised.
- Part 2 of Cynic!Dave AU