~Chapter Three: Belief~
"Christa, who do you think is the most attractive?"
The petite girl blushed furiously at the question, looking at her tiny feet dangling over the edge of her bed. "I - I - I really don't know," she stammered. "I've never really given it much thought. I really just like everyone."
"Oh, come on!" Mina drawled, throwing her head back dramatically. "Don't be such a saint! We've been here for weeks! There must be someone you like especially well. Or at least someone you find to be better-looking than the others!"
Christa looked positively alarmed. She didn't want to have to choose a favorite. This was just like Christa; she made it a personal goal to be kind and helpful to everyone, no matter what the personal cost. She'd been this way since day one, sacrificing her own dinner to help poor "Potato Girl" who'd been unlucky enough to attract the instructor's ire.
The price she was paying for not picking favorites now was Mina's full, undivided attention. And inc