She certainly didn't seem all that receptive to Sigmund's attempt to rectify the accident. The blonde barista could tell she was the epitome of meek and mild, and she probably thought she was inconveniencing
him. Either that, or she was so fuming mad that she didn't even want to deal with him any longer than she had to. Regardless, Sigmund knew the entirety of the blame was on him and he definitely felt mighty dumb about it. A part of him honestly might have preferred she lashed out at him, and had been somewhat expecting
it. But she hadn't. And, because of that, the young man suddenly found himself admiring her kindness and feeling twice as ashamed for his mistake because of it.
He did, of course, sense the hesitation in her words. Although it was selfish in a sense, helping her get her phone fixed as soon as their trip to the zoo was over would definitely ease his guilt. But he also didn't want her to feel like he was imposing anything on her. The way he saw it, anything after this point was entirely in her hands and he would continue giving her the option to stick with it and let him fix her phone or call it a day whenever. With that in mind, he nodded and gave her an apologetic smile.
"Okay, good." He muttered, lightly clapping his hands once as he started to slowly walk backwards in an attempt to continue to lead her on down the zoo's path. Looking over his shoulder to ensure he didn't run into another person, he took note that the coast was clear and their group was far ahead of them. So he continued to face the girl with the short strawberry blonde hair as he matched any step she took forward with one backward. "My name's Sigmund, by the way. I don't think we've met before." The young man certainly would have remembered her if they had, he knew that much. "Are you new to the university?"
: @Sarah Dandy