For as long as you could remember, Eren Jaeger had been a constant presence in your life.
The two of you were not friends, nor were you enemies. The correct term for your awkward relationship with him was best summed up by the term family acquaintance due to the fact that both of your mothers were best friends. You weren't sure how your mother formed such a close bond with Carla Jaeger, but it had happened sometime during your Kindergarten years. Numerous play dates between Eren and yourself had been arranged, only to have them fail to produce a stable friendship, much to the disappointment of your mothers.
But you didn't hate Eren. In fact, he was always...interesting to be around, even as a child. With his boisterous, high-level energy and tongue-in-cheek humor, there was never a dull, predictable moment around the green-eyed boy. The two of you played together as children only for the sheer sake of having something to do while your mothers watched over from the shade of Eren's porch