"I can handle it if they handle it." She nodded, understanding what he meant by that. Mary was being a control freak, a princess and she understood that her hold needed to be loosened a little bit. "I think work is an easy out. For everything, do you know what I mean?" She bumped her shoulder against his and looked up at him. "I'd rather spend hours thinking about what trails I need to close off for renovations than the fact there's an evil witch after me."
Mary didn't add the second thing that was stressing her out. She was avoiding, avoiding until the bad news hit. Instead, she was happy holding his hand and walking down the street with him towards the movie theater. "Can I ask you something?" She said after a moment. "Why did you want to go on a date?" Mary knew that he didn't like whys but she had plenty of them for him.