maize: oh wow, hey!
blue: what's up? you here for the summer too?
maize: yup! got a job in town, so i'm gonna be sticking around
*they are silent*
maize: ok, listen. i'm gonna skip all the short, awkward interactions. and instead have this single, hyper-concentrated, awkward moment...
maize: i think we could be really good friends, but we've both been to weird about being like,
maize (pretend holding phone): "hey dude. wanna see that movie?" "ok cool, i'll pick you up at six with the car that i drive"
maize: so let's just start being friends, ok?
He probably didn’t need to go quite that far, but it’s all good in the end!