"I... Um..." Leguna didn't dare to meet her eyes. He averted her gaze and said, "I'm only leaving for a couple of days, it's no big deal. I was worried you would be busy, so I didn't want to disturb you."
Though it should theoretically be really easy for him to lie to anyone like a breeze given his personality, and though he was capable of lying to her from time to time, today was not the day. He felt guilt welling up inside him just by looking at her, which made his lie all the more unconvincing.
Annelotte didn't miss the detail either. She narrowed her beautiful eyes and glared at the avoidant Leguna "Don't lie to me. You should know what would come of it!"
He felt a chill down the back of his spine when he heard it, but he still stubbornly refused to tell the truth....