"Alright, enough talking. We'll sleep for real." I cleared my throat and closed my eyes to make it less embarrassing.

"Yup. Good night." General Zhang replied with a little chuckle at the end of his sentence.

I waited and waited until a few minutes had passed, until I was sure that he wasn't staring anymore. I mean, people usually lost interest and stopped staring in less than 10 minutes, right?

After around that time, and yeah, I counted each second because I couldn't peacefully sleep, I opened my eyes a little bit to take a peek.

"...What are you doing?" I frowned as I saw his ever-smiling face, still staring at me.

"Staring. Respectfully." He answered.

"Don't stare. I can't sleep." I pouted and turned around so my back was now facing him.

"Well, you wouldn't let me cross this gap, so I'll just stare." He chuckled and shifted his position, tugging at our blanket.

"Weren't you the most eager one to sleep?" I raised an eyebrow while still closing my eyes.


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