Even during missions, he would find his thoughts wandering over to you and was unable to refocus them on the task at hand. He would always see things from the outside, animals and plants, and wondered if you would like them; and when he wasn't on missions, he was by your side.
Being with you was the only thing that kept his mind at ease between the stress of titans and the nonsense his friends came up with. You were the one little piece of perfection that made this hectic and chaotic life worth living.
It was the second reconnaissance mission this month.
No leeway had been made against the titans while the number of members dwindled by another forty-percent, much higher than the norm. It was rigorous, but just thinking of your cheerful face was enough to get Armin through the day.
He walked into the dining room, where he knew you would be drawing in your scrap book like you did after every mission. He remembers you telling him it was the way you