"I like Ella," Mairead said, digging into her popcorn again. "She's sweet."
Patrick looked at his hands at Kellan's comment, trying to force himself not to be upset at Kellan's words. He knew sex wasn't all Clio cared about, and he also knew Kellan was probably just trying to get a rise out of him, but he couldn't help his self-esteem issues. He had always felt uneducated and stupid; even before his death. He had written about it in his Confessio, and of course it was one of the few remaining things he had done in life. He licked his lips and forced a smile onto his face, though it was obviously fake. "Whatever she sees in me, I'm glad."