I do not own Harvest Moon.

"Are you going with anyone to the Starry Night Festival?" Adam asks.

"No," I say. I see where he's headed but to my own surprise I don't stop him.

"Me neither," he nods, trying his best to look casual. It doesn't work. "Seeing as we're both going alone, we might as well go alone together, don't you think?"

"That's the dumbest thing you've ever said," I bite back, but there's a laugh hidden somewhere behind it. Adam grins.

"So that's a yes?"

It feels like I'm making a much larger decision than I realize when I say, "Yeah, why not?"