121Loyalty only questioned what she was doing once, way back when she first started working for the military, and once was more than enough.121 by Tenochtitlan
Choosing the career she did hadn't exactly been done on a whim. She'd liked working with her hands since she could move them -- or so the stories went -- and she'd liked building things since she could remember. Then she'd discovered how to blow things up after an awkward incident with a firecracker and the kitchen sink, and that had lead to several years of her childhood being spent 'borrowing' supplies and testing how they worked. By the time she was 12, she knew exactly what made what blow up, and how much of it was needed to make an explosion that someone else would see.
Everyone had pretty much just assumed she was naturally intelligent and naturally gifted, and she liked to keep it that way -- because if they found out that she had worked to learn everything she knew, that she had applied herself to science and maths and several other su
120Loyalty liked playing with the big kids. They were all so full of themselves, and didn't like losing at all. It was like Christmas all over again when she saw their faces twist into infuriated rage that she -- a mere girl -- had managed to beat them at their own game.120 by Tenochtitlan
She didn't indulge in this often, though. She had learned at a very young age that people were a lot more complicated than weapon configuration, and her patience was far from limitless -- it took a very, very special kind of person to tolerate her mood after a few drinks. (And she generally needed more than a few just to get through the night, which complicated things a bit. Added to that was the fact that after 'more than a few' she tended to forget the social etiquette she actually knew, pretty much promised for a night that wasn't as fun as most people assumed it would be.)
It's not as if she wanted to socialize, because people in social situations were much more fond of taking her mo
i feel like i need to update cuz the last journal entry was mad old, but then i dont have anything to say. 8D