As Precious As You1. Hobbies aren't meant to always be enjoyable - HoennChampionMore Like This
It had become something far less than just a hobby anymore. It was more than just a favorite past time. For Steven Stone, stone collecting and hunting was something he lived for (ironically, he did live up to his hobby, his own name spells it out). From being a lone child who would observe small rocks and whatnot, throughout his whole life, they never failed to fascinate him.
It was now a simple, piddling thing to do.
No longer did Steven find his absolute favorite hobby enjoyable, in fact, it really was the only thing that he could do to sidetrack himself from everything and everyone.
He had remembered her words; her perfect voice that he could still hear as it rang through his ears, mind, and heart—she was really fond of peridots. Her mother had gifted her a pair of peridot earrings, and he had wanted to complete her bea