Chapter 13: Breaking Up
For the next hour, Ellie and Loumine remained silent and kept a distance from each other. Loumine sat up on a pink mushroom and pouted like an angry toddler while Ellie was looking at some purple flowers. She was trying to pry her mind off her sad feelings.
Ellie looked at a fuzzy blue caterpillar climbing on the leaf of a flower. It stretched its chubby body up towards the sky and was desperately trying to grab the higher leaf above. Ellie took her plug and helped the insect to its destination. She wasn't expecting a thank you, but it felt nice to help someone who was struggling even if they couldn't say anything.
Ellie glanced back at Loumine on the mushoom. Loumine didn't make any eye contact at all and continued to sulk angrily. Ellie, who was getting tired of Loumine ignoring her like child, hopped away from the flowers and stood next to Loumine.
"Alright," said Ellie. "I was wrong and you were right. Can we just drop this whole thing and look for the other