Rick noticed the girl blush as he took her hand, and being so close to her he realized that she was actually quite attractive. She seemed sweet and goodhearted and besides his desire to know more about Burst Hearts, he felt genuinely interested in knowing more about her. Carol began pouring out some bowls of nice soup for the two of them while Delibird came running back to him, jumping onto his arm and climbing up to his shoulder. Crawling over to his other side, he noticed Eris and began sniffing her, trying to understand what she was since her sent was a mixture of both humans and pokemon.
"So, do you have any specific destination or are you just aimlessly plotting?"