"Mmm," she hummed, taking another spoonful. "This is amazing. How am I just discovering it now? I feel as though I've been deprived!" She smiled again, the surreal feeling starting to dissipate. Sure, this was still Kirley Duke, but he was normal, he was nice, he was cute, he was -
Shannon mentally stopped herself suddenly, continuing to eat the ice cream. Cute? She thought he was cute? That was new. She studied him, casually, smiling slightly. He was cute. "What made you want to go professional?" she asked, then continued, clarifying as she took another spoonful. "At music, that is. Not picking out ice cream."