Baby steps

"We should go to the beach."

"There is no beach in Inaba." Naoto observed, raising her eyebrows.

"I know that. 'S just… We should do something couples do. Something romantic, y'know."

Naoto didn't point out they weren't exactly the average couple but she got the idea. Since she started dating Kanji, it was not like they did anything special – except maybe this one kiss after school. Then again, she was not sure it qualified as something romantic; it was way too awkward.

"So…" he continued. "What d'you think?"

"I think we should start by going to the Samegawa Floodplain. We could sit there and watch the sun set. I have conducted research and it seems to be quite a romantic activity." There Naoto omitted to say that, by research, she had simply asked Rise.

Kanji nodded and quietly reached for Naoto's hand.

"Let's go then."


(Written for the Megaten cute meme on Livejournal. Prompt: Kanji and Naoto going for a walk during a sunset.)