Derek I Stiles
So how did the concert go?
It went well.
Managed to pull some strings last minute and got someone to volunteer to play the bass.
Yeah. Now we're stuck with a groupie for a bassist.
Kid's not bad.
You're the only person I know that makes a compliment sound bad at first.
I'm rolling my eyes at you.
Just letting you know.
Oh, I know.
I can practically hear them rolling.
Damn that loud?
Oh yeah, even my neighbors can hear it.
I wish I was kidding.
Don't you have anything better to do than text me?
I don't know, like a job maybe?
Listen you, I am on my way to my job as we speak.
Ooh texting and driving I should call the cops on you.
You're funny. Really.
I aim to please.
Right. And no, I'm walking to work since my car broke down.
What's the restaurant's name?
What's your band's name?
Hey are you awake?
I never sleep so yes. I'm awake.
Can I ask you a question?
You just did.
No really can I?
You just did again.
Fine. Fire away.
Have you ever been dumped?
Um, no? Why?
Well when I got off my shift I got a text from my now ex-girlfriend saying that it's over, and that we work better off as friends.
Uh, you okay?
Yeah, I'm okay, just a bit down.
Well, if it makes you feel any better, my last girlfriend cheated on me.
Yeah. Couldn't say I didn't see that coming. A lot of people told me to steer clear from her.
So I guess in a way you can say she dumped me. In her own way.
Wow. That, uh, sucks dude.
Yeah. It does.
You okay now?
Yeah. Just blasting music at the moment.
Okay I have another question now.
Why do you care if I'm okay? You barely know me. I'm just that guy that texts you at random.
I mean, don't get me wrong, I appreciate it. Even if you don't actually care.
Okay. Can I ask why?
Well…I consider you a friendly acquaintance?
Dude, why is there a question mark at the end of that?
Because I can put it there.
I actually consider us more as friends.
I mean, we text every other day.
To tell you the truth, I don't know how to do this 'friends' thing. I always seem to piss people off.
Well, you do kind of come off as a douche at times.
Hey, I resent that.
But I might as well tell you that I don't really have that many friends either.
If you want to keep on texting, it's fine by me.
I have a lot of free time that I'm wasting on twitter and instagram.
You'd rather waste your time with me?
Again with the question marks, and I hope you know what this mean Derek.
Am I agreeing to a friendship right now?
And you have to promise me one thing.
Okay. And that is?
You'll eventually tell me what your band's name is.
I got a maybe! This is progress.
Shut up Stiles.
You say the sweetest things, you know?