...d have walked back to camp as soon as she realized what he was doing.
"I – I really didn't mean to interrupt you," Korra stumbles over her words, "You can keep going, I don't mind." She says, and her face flushes crimson as she realizes that this is a moment where her mouth moved too quickly before her brain could catch up.
"W-What?" Mako asks, his voice is still breathless and husky in a way that causes a shiver to go up her spine.
"I mean," Korra tries again, but the burning that she feels in her body causes her mind to go foggy. It's so difficult to speak.
"I don't mind." She repeats herself for a reason that she herself isn't even completely sure of.
He stares at her. Hard. Korra wants to run and bang her head into the nearest tree for even suggesting this.
"Are you serious?" He's completely flabbergasted, that much she can tell from the way that eyebrows shoot up almost into his hair. It's comical, but she doesn't laugh.
"Yes," she says seriously, she attempts to look into his eyes but he avoids her, awkwardly staring at the ground. The light of the moonlight reflects off of his eyes making them seem very bright. He's at war with himself.
He moves to sit down. It's then that he stares at her, his
Mako coughs, "You're going to stay?" He's embarrassed and surprised, that much she can tell, but he also hasn't told her to fuck off yet which is a good sign.
She licks her lips, which are surprisingly dry in this moment. ...