Now, you musn’t be so hard on Ignis. [she chuckled, though her laughter carried a heavier note upon the mention of the strategist; despite this, her change in tone was barely enough to be noticed.] I am sure the man only seeks to do his job, and well. [A brief pause was provided before the woman quickly noted,] Quite fortunate it is then, hm? that the group has you and Prompto to level their serious mood.
[Thin fingers, so fragile as though made of porcelain, wove together before the lady as she tipped her head whimsically to the side,] Now I’m offended, Gladiolus! [she exclaimed, albeit in light-hearted jest.] Certainly you didn’t take me to be so lifelessly dull. There are some of us who do know how to enjoy ourselves.
True enough. Guess we have to remind ourselves sometimes that what comes out of his mouth isn’t always personal. [/ He noted with a nonchalant grin. Perhaps if you thought about it, you could decipher the hidden message of comfort that told the noble not to mind the strategist’s cold exterior. A difficult feat, however, since not many looked deeper than his carefree persona. ] Mm, got to have some balance. [/ His agreement followed with a lighthearted chuckle. ]
[/ Amused to see her find mock offense at his statement, a marred brow quirked in perked curiosity. ] That so? What does the Princess do for fun in her free time? Besides border hoping, anyway.