Lucy bent down to retrieve the rest of the books scattered about the floor. She piled them up in her arms before dropping them down near her bag. She had spent more time reading than she had planned to. Pulling up the sleeve of her sweater, she leaned against the desk opposite Nikolas.
"Hopefully," she told him, before shrugging her shoulders slightly. The sleeve of her sweater fell back down. She ignored it in that moment. "You know, no one has ever been around while I was studying before."