"A sophomore, then yeah, we'll be the same age," he'd give her a small smile. "Well you know at least one now...I still don't know many either," he spent most of his time in the woods, "well I'm not to hard to find if you ever want to hang out."
He'd let out a thoughtful hum, "pride is good, can keep you going, but it can be bad too.....ok..as a dragon that might have been slightly hypocritical of me to say." He'd tap the notes with a finger, "either way, these are always open to you, and you can keep the book I have a lot of copies," he'd say with a chuckle.
"When's the last time you ate?" he'd ask, scratching at his cheek a little, "I've seen that look in your eyes before...focused on work, to where everything else fades into the background." He'd check something on his phone, "actually, want to get something to eat with me? There's a place close to the school, my treat."