In the event of something entirely unexpected one will open one’s mouth as though to say something, make some sort of guttural “I” sound, then close one’s mouth and furrow one’s brow.
P… Pardon me?
[He blurts the following words out before they even cross his brain; his face is really, worryingly red.] Anonymous did that as well! I-I do not normally find you arou— attractive!
I … see.
[Shelly does not usually play card games — they often involve petty bets and he rather values the identity of cards — but if he were to do so, he would absolutely destroy his opponents at poker.
He would like to hold them as they do in games named after the southern state Texas. He would enjoy folding, saying ‘hit me,’ and raising his bets. The game begins with luck and intuition, playing a card of the spades suit first.
And after his opponent has been hooked, Shelly will play the one that’s on his heart.
He will get him hot and show him what he’s got.
You cannot possibly read Shelly de Killer’s pokerface.]
That … is a most undesirable outcome. Perhaps we should avoid one another for the time being.