"Why the hell do I sound like that centipede from James and the Giant Peach?…”
Nami listened to him speak, following along. She had thought about it before as well. “Well… Don’t think for a moment that you were at fault for anything. Things happen for a reason…” She reached her arms around him, hugging him tight. “I just… want to spend time with you, get to know you better… Dating.” She peeked up at him. “What do you think?”
"Dating, huh? Heh, yeah. That sounds pretty good." Paulie rched up a smirk and rubs her top of her head, gently pushing a few loose strands of hair out of her face. "Look at you. Thinking of stuff like that. I’m suppose to be the smooth one, girl." he taps her forehead and chuckles in a teasing way.
"Well… It’s just.. What are we? You and me? We’ve done this before,
though not to this extent, and it’s just caused trouble for you. I’d hate to just be that guy that shows up screwing with whatever you have already going on in your life. I’m just wondering, what exactly are we doing this time?”