He smiled. "Thank you so much for all of your help", he then said.
Adrien's eyes widened. He shook his head. "It's -- it's nothing", he stammered. "It's the least I can do".
There was a pause in which Adrien looked down at the path under his feet - the pebbles shone orange in the afternoon sunlight.
"I never know how to talk to people", he heard Val saying.
Adrien smiled. "You were fine".
"Just because you were there", Val said.