Ruby and Penny sat on a bench in one of Beacon Academy’s courtyards. Ruby drank from her cup of water while Penny people-watched. Penny noticed a few students who appeared to be couples. They hugged and laughed and held hands. And kissed. Penny wasn’t a stranger to the concept of relationships, but she didn’t feel like she fully understood it.
“Ruby,” asked Penny. “What does a kiss feel like?”
Ruby tried not to spit out her drink.
“W-Where did that come from?”
“I just noticed that some people seem to do it a lot, so I’m wondering what it feels like.”
Ruby blushed as she searched her brain through scattered thoughts for a way to explain such a thing to an android.
“Well, it’s, uh, kinda hard to explain…”
“Oh…then, could you show me?”
Thoughts shot through Ruby’s mind, most of them consisting of excessive amounts of the word ‘what’. She tried to remain calm