The crack of the can opening. The taste of something bitter.
" ... So you see, I've become Lyewa."
" And I spent a lot of time thinking about it, and I wanted to... apologize to you... for lying to you..."
Her hands tightened around the can.
" ... You what?"
She was staring downward, not looking at him.
" I'm sorry. I-"
She leaned forward, hair falling to obscure her face.
" I should've known," she said.
" You were just acting like that so you could trick me into something!"
Prima stared at her, taken aback.
" I... Why... Why is it that men always want things like that? Isn't it enough that I was with you every day? I told you all of my secrets, but you never told me anything like that! You lied to me so that you could keep your feelings safe!"
" I told you how I feel about Kirie!"
" I... I sort of knew how you felt... But I wanted to ignore it because it was easier that way. If you had said something back then, to me, instead of lying, I might've..."
" But it's too late for anything like that now, with you as you are now. I'm already with her, so... I really don't want to talk to you anymore."
Can in the trash.