T: well, who do you turn to when you’re feeling down? who do you have to eat ice cream with you and just hang out with and have a good time around without feeling bad, while still being able to go to him when you feel like the world is crashing down on you and—
(The thoughts rushing through his head from the words on the screen begin to effect him emotionally. He holds his head.)
T: —i’m sorry, i think i need a minute…
Miles’s ear flicks. He’s never had anyone like that. Rose and Knuckles have been SORT OF that, but they’ve been so busy. He supposes he’s gotten used to being alone. He doesn’t know if the other Miles has, and that might explain their differing opinions on the matter.
… No, they’re not entirely different. Miles wants a friend, too. But he can’t trust anyone, no, he can’t.
There’s no doubt in the little fox’s mind that the other is referring to ‘Sonic.’ That would mean that the stories are adding up, aren’t they? All the stories, the ones he’d been reluctant to believe. Ice cream. Hanging out. He’s had hot chocolate before, from Rose, but that was years ago, and she had been busy even then. Still being able to go to someone when his world is…
He furrows his brows in genuine confusion.
no its okay
though i always feel like the world is crashing down on me
i dont know how one individual is going to make a difference with that
its like hoping for a miracle
and everyone knows that miracles dont exist
The dismissal is so pessimistic, and Miles doesn’t even realize it until he reads his own words on the screen. His ears lower. Has he really been thinking this his entire life?