"I've been in the hero business a long time, made a lot of friends, granted, I don't think the owner Valerie likes me very much... But her partner, Rafael, is a friend of mine. And Garrison Grail, the Superior Sapien, both friends." He furrowed his brow, was Garrison still his friend? He hoped so. Kurt didn't want to make her feel uncomfortable, and he understood. "Trust me Xia, I know," he said, gently lowering them back down, the cold air swat at their sides, and Kurt hugged her tighter.
"I spent the first year of being a hero broke, no money, no food, nothing. I didn't eat, didn't sleep, lucky my powers kept me alive." He was too lucky in fact, and his first break was being employed as Andres Knightfall's bodyguard. And we all know how that worked out. "I won't fake to say there're all good, but some of them are heroes. Besides, we'd be going to dance," he nuzzled her nose with his, "and have a good time. I don't intend to get close to anything out of Gothic, not for a while. I'll bask in this time of peace, for the first time I feel I can relax," and as he said the words, their feet touched the ground. "With you by my side." Kurt smiled, happily.