"Never thought the climb would be this steep," panted Quinoni, propping herself against a rock to steady herself. She reached for her flask of water, but Arvey already beat her to it, pulling it from Quinoni's belt and unscrewing the cap.
"Thanks. Very kind of you."
Arvey watched as the cold water slipped into Quinoni's mouth. She reached for her hand, wanting to squeeze it so tightly that she would never be able to let go.