She made a point not to rub at her ears. No matter how much they stung, even for just the briefest second, Franziska never acknowledged that she had been wounded. It didnt hurt too much, anyway, and if she failed to react to the whack then it made Miles response ever the more sweeter. He didnt hesitate to reach for his head and nurse at the wound. This gave her grounds to scoff at him.
You think that hurts. She would try to sound more mature than an eight year old, wanting the effect of someone older and more experienced referencing past struggles. Her childish pout, however, always made her real self appear through the façade.
Miles knew it didnt hurt that much, when Herr Von Karma would smack them for answering wrong. It wasnt supposed to be an abuse as much as an embarrassment, and it would never be hard or undeserved. It was just taking some time for the boy to get used to it, was all. He hadnt been aware that his f