Kin responded with an equally over the top (yet somehow still ladylike) curtsey. She walked gracefully past Crocell in a manner that made every step say 'ojou-sama'. This was one of the few areas of schooling where she'd exceeded the expectations of her tutors. Thanks to her natural dexterity, she could become the epitome of upper class poise whenever she was so inclined; As might be expected, such inclinations rarely took hold of her when not in sight of teachers.

"Ah, so it's purely a matter of obligation? What a shame. I thought it might be because you were enjoying our company."