“Why aren’t you in the water?” Chel looked up to a grinning male face who was speaking to her in an almost accusatory tone. She had recognized the voice, but when she opened her eyes, barely recognized him. Part of that was because the sun was to his back.

“… getting a tan?” Chel returned the grin. She blinked into the sunlight streaming over the boy’s shoulders. Well, that was an interesting entrance.

“There are safer ways to do that, y’know?”