Kong, Jean, Sean, & Open to anyone - at the table, close to the beginning of dinner
A moment of consideration was taken toward the predicament - by accepting help even from a friend he trusted he knew a bit of him would resent it. He wished badly to be self-sufficient, to be able to navigate a simple task on his own. And then he decided to take the help that came. It was that, or starve.
He was not that stubborn.
Nodding, Kong lifted his free hand, looping an arm around one of Sean’s, waiting.