...ared when she heard the footsteps coming closer to her position.
"…I— Uh…" The Avatar wanted to punch herself, stuttering wouldn't make it any better. But then she heard snickering behind her, sending shivers down her spine as she realized how close it had been behind her. Again her forehead was covered in sweat droplets, but not from the work-out this time.
"Relax, Korra. You're all tense, loosen up a bit. Here, let me help you…" Before Korra could respond in any way, two hands were on her shoulders, one on either side; which made Korra tense up only more. This wasn't going very well and the waterbender wasn't too sure how long she could control herself and keep everything in, it worked for months; but that was because she always had been able to keep a certain distance between them.
"I… I'll tr—" Korra stuttered softly, which was obviously even a bigger mistake.
"Sorry, I couldn't hear you. What were you saying?" Korra gulped as she felt a pair of soft lips only inches from her ear shell, her face was glowing and her entire body tingled. "Don't you want me to massage your neck and shoulders…? Because you just have to tell me and I'll leave—"
"No! Don't leave!" Korra burst out as she turned her head around, looking right into a pair of bright green eyes that belonged to her friend and secretly her crush since...