He snorted and rested his arm on her shoulder. "Edans aren't completely heartless. We just have issues with actively expressing concern towards other people. I think it runs in the family or something."
"I had some friends. I mean, in my judo class, there were kids that I used to be close to. Then I had a best friend, Mitsuko. She was my best friend until she had to move away to another country. After that, I never saw her again. When I became a knight, I befriended a young American Elemental for my first assignment. I had to take her to safety and inform her of her powers, before taking her to Elementrium. I went to Comic Con with her once."
"Maybe we can visit her... Ooh, did you cosplay? And what as?"
The taxi continued onward, with Seojun teasing Akane with no mercy. They eventually arrived at the shuttle station where they breezed through security, baggage, customs, and the like. They were now waiting for the shuttle that would take them to Earth.