I see, your parents are busy as well? This means we’ll have a ‘man party’ this night with that apple pie, okay?
-He chuckled as he petted him.- Fine, fine. I was just kidding and since you look serious, how about we start with the ingredients? Let me remember what we need…
Well, of course apples - about 3 lbs -, lemon, white sugar, brown sugar, flour, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, butter, egg yolk and milk. Can you take them for me?
Well, it’s not because i don’t want to.. but because since we both are busy we can’t seem to come to an agreement. That’s why it is still a secret.
Kuroo your smirk is kinda creepy. If you smile like that people will think you are a pervert *chuckles a bit anyway* Just…joking. *more or less* *Listens to all the ingredients he says and suddenly starts to feel less and less enthusiastic* … *keeps a bit silent and murmurs* …that much…how bothersome….
*sighs* I’ll be waiting in the futon in the end.
And- I see. I’ll wait till you two find an agreement then.
Hey, that’s rude. Are you trying to get me mad or—? -He shook his head as he gave a small nod.- Of course they are a lot. Did you think that to bake a pie you have just to add the apple in it?
-He sighed as he nodded again.- Okay, have fun. -Trying not to shift in his position, he reached for the bowl, then tossed the sliced apples with lemon juice he had taken before.-
Uhm? *shooks his head* Nope. Besides, you never get real mad with me, so it would be useless of me to try. And of course I didn’t think like that! *sighs* …just wished maybe…
*stops halfway and peeks over his shoulder to him* Kuroo, how long does it take to be ready? Want to do something while waiting? we can play videogames or watch tv…*everything electronic-related anyway* You choose,I don’t really care, I just don’t feel like standing under the futon alone…that’s boring. I can at least arrange everything while you finish cooking…
Fu..- He closed his eyes as he looked away. Kenma with is ‘innocence’ was totally cute. Kuroo couldn’t help but think that way.- Ah, I guess you’re totally right. I could never be mad at a cute cat, right? -He said, while finishing baking the apple pie, with a big smile.- Eh~ but it’s funnier this way.
I got it, Kenma, I’ll play with you till this pie will not be ready in the oven. Though, I’m not gonna play videogames with you since I already know that I will be defeated in all the game I may propose… -He sighed. It’s true he didn’t want to play because he know that Kenma is a master when it comes to videogames.- So, how about we, taking a bath?
*Looks up at him with an intrigued expression* a cute cat? *repeats and stares a bit at him before realizing* Don’t say embarrassing thing! I don’t want others to start calling me by that
*blushes and looks away, ready to go to his room to take some videogames when he answers* Uhm? But it’s not like you always lose…I can let you win this time if you want… *pouts and tries to change his mind just because he wants to play* But if you want to take a bath I guess we can play later…
Unless you want to do both. We can play in the bathtub… *he always does anyway*
You’re being meanie, Kenma.~
We’re the only ones at home, and there’s no way someone could hear me. You should already know that I will never do anything to make you upset in front of people, so let me tease you a bit when we’re alone.~
-Kuroo said jokingly as he head to the room where Kenma was talking.- Well~ it’s true that I said I never win, but, as well, I don’t want you to let me win that easily. It won’t be fun, don’t you think? -With a smile, he peered to the blonde’s face.- It’s not a matter of what I want, remember that I’m asking you what you want. I don’t mind to take a bath later, but I think you won’t have too much time to play later, that’s why I’m telling you to go now. What do you think?
Ah.. fu fu. I thought so. Well, as long as you don’t get hurt, you can bring whatever you want in the bath. So, head there while I’m going to bring you clean clothes… Even if, I don’t think I’ll find something your size.
I…I’m not the one being mean here!
and then, if you can tease me, I can tease you, right?
If you start calling me a cute cat, then I’ll call you…*tries to come up with a nice name*…well…you aren’t what people call “cute”…so you can’t be called like that …. you are too big and tall and you have large shoulders too. Maybe I should call you big cat. But I think you will try to joke about it with some kind of pervert double meanings. *says in a serious tone as if he knew him and judge him. right now he is being mean after all*
Well anyway…I think it’s okay to bath now…maybe we can play later. I swear I’m not gonna let you win… but it wouldn’t be bad if you actually do. Maybe we should try to bet something…this way you will be encouraged to do your best as if we were in a serious volleyball match *shrugs and heads to the bathroom*
It’s okay. Bringing you with me is enough I guess…but then you have to talk and entertain me just like a videogame would do or I’ll be bored.
*starts to take his clothes off*
…that’s why I said you are a big cat…*murmurs* I’m okay with just a shirt…you said it yourself before. We are alone so it’s not like I care if I just go around wearing your large clothes.
-Kuroo hadn’t actually expected that to happen, so when Kenma talked that way about him, he reacted with a squeak and almost fell. He took a moment to realise that it was just another way of the other to try acting cute, maybe. There was nothing to be scared of, and Kuroo had just embarassed himself in front of the smaller. Smooth he thought. Then he frowned and spoke.- Do I look like I could think about anything perverted from just that? -Kuroo crossed his arms and sighed. He was probably just try to make him tease him again, but Kuroo couldn’t help it.-
Fine, as long as this makes you happy it’s okay. And, huh, the bet thing is kinda.. okay, I’m up to it. Just say.. what is it that we should bet on? Everything is okay, but don’t you dare think I’ll buy you games if you win. -He said sharply, trying to ensure Kenma wasn’t looking at this the wrong way. He didn’t mean anything bad, just didn’t want to use his allowance for things he doesn’t even like that much.-
… Weren’t we already supposed to talk? I don’t understand what you mean by that. Is it what we usually talk about a boring subject? Well, if so, I’ll try my best not to bore you… -Kuroo raised up his shirt and slowly started to down the back of his jeans. He was in a total daze and all he cared about was how not to talk about volleyball, which was his only interest.-
Wh—?! -For a moment, Kuroo really though about ‘ecchi stuff’, but that idea suddenly disappeared from his mind as soon as the blonde kept talk. /What was I even thinking?/, he asked to himself while blushing.- Yes. Yes. A shirt… right…
I’ll lend you pants too, but let’s talk about that after bathing, shall we? -As he calmed down, he put Kenma’s light body in the bath tube. The hot water was already poured and it was just perfect when he also entered. - Ah~ that’s what we needed.~
Oh, tell me if it’s too hot, okay?
*Raises an eyebrow at his behavior* Kuroo…I was only joking and teasing you like you always do with me. I’m sorry. *looks away and covers his mouth to hide a smile*
I know you are not that kind of guy.*He actually find his reaction pretty funny, but it’s not like he’s gonna tell him anyway.*
Okay. We can bet on everything…and…I never said I wanted games. I didn’t even think about it. Not even once. *he actually did and has been found out* … let’s decide on the bet later…
Actually, what we always talk about is related to volleyball or school… or it ends up with you teasing me. Even if I don’t really mind…it’s kind of embarassing, even more in this kind of situation.
*He looks up at him when he realize the strange silence* …Are you listening? *asks as his gaze falls on the other’s naked body while he’s undressing. Just when he realizes he’s staring, he avoids his eyes, feeling his cheeks burn*…anyway…
*He lets the older put himself in the tube and lets out a little sigh at the feeling of the hot water against the skin. He immediately sinks in, covering his entire body ‘till his nose* mmh… *murmurs in agreement under the water and closes his eyes in relief. Even if he’s the one that wanted to talk, right now it seems like he will simply listen to the other while enjoying the bath*
I got what you’re saying, and there’s no need to apologise! It’s not like I let anyone tease me! Be proud sometimes! -Kuroo cried as he quietly petted the blonde’s head. He did notice his smile, but he also looked away pretending not to see it.-
Ah~ Kenma-sama complimented me. Wah~ - He added jokingly, hoping the other wouldn’t get mad by that. After all, it was kinda the truth! It’s not like Kenma compliments people, especially him, everyday, so it felt kinda nice.-
Yeah, you sure? I know you pretty much to tell you were going to force me to buy a game for you, if I had ever lost. Though, that’s not gonna happen, because I plan to win today! ~ -Kuroo nodded in a satisfactory manner.- Oh, fine, later then.
- Embarrassed? Him? Now? Kuroo tilted his head, staring with a puzzled expression the smaller in front of him. Was the situation they were in that embarrassing? It’s not like they’re watching some ecchi stuff or strippin— oh.- …..
- Kuroo shook his head to let that kind of thoughts fade away. Meanwhile he also did finish to undress and, yeah, it was kinda embarrassing even if he didn’t mind at all.-
I am listening. Don’t worry…….
- After putting Kenma in the bathtub, kuroo also sat, but in front of him. That was sure a nice feeling. How long has it been since the two of them were close like that?
Recalling childhood, the brunet couldn’t help but smile.- Hey, Kenma, do you remember when we were kid? We usually did these kind of things very often. Ah~ those were really good times.