One of the stupidest things she’d ever done was taking too long to realize how he’d felt about her. It wasn’t the stupidest because, honestly? There was a really long list of things that could and did qualify for that, but picking out of the many options was impossible.
But that wasn’t the point.
She was an idiot and she had hurt someone who was dear to her in an immeasurable way and she didn’t know what to do to fix it.
If it could even be fixed in the first place. That was how badly she had screwed up, because she didn’t even know if anything could be done.
Little snippets seem to be the order for this universe at the moment. Just so as not to be confusing, this isn’t about Star or Comet like it usually is, this is a little snippet from Solaris’s POV before she becomes queen. Waaaaay before she becomes queen.