Rory’s Story Cubes Mini-Story #10
Alexei’s focus narrowed to Mai in full analyst mode. He preferred to be a covert spectator at times like this, watching her gears turn as she slipped from idea to idea like a bee gathering as much pollen as it could.
He often wished he could take credit for her ability to connect seemingly unrelated facts into a coherent whole, but, in truth, all he could do was watch. And admire.