(other) Miguel and Katherine
"Oh, you know. Existing," he replied, sitting up straighter in his seat to try and stop the aches in his back and shoulders. And because he couldn't help but feel like this was about to become some sort of interrogation.
"The girl on the network said everyone was welcome, and I hoped that included... well, me. And I didn't ask for the food, the lady over there set it down in front of me," he said, gesturing over to where Astrid was still cooking something. Better to explain things up-front than have everyone suspecting things all the time.