It had all started out as an innocent crush. That’s all it was and all he had ever thought it would be. You were beautiful - what with your h/c locks and your e/c eyes. You were truly a gem from the treasure chest known as Wall Sina.
Yes, Wall Sina. That in itself made you out of his league. You were f/n l/n, a cadet in the Survey Corps, a civilian of the confines of Wall Sina; and unbeknownst to you, you were the object of Armin Arlert’s affections. Armin had fallen hard for you and remained infatuated with you since the day you two were trainees. From then on, he had admired you from afar - never garnering up the gall to ever speak to you. Honestly, it suited him just fine since you had never actually acknowledged him yourself.
Until that day.
You were in the Mess Hall having your evening meal with your circle of fellow cadets when the cold sting of water collided with your head. You had whipped around on