The pair entered the bus and found that it was quite full. Luckily, Namjoon and Yoongi left two empty seats towards the back of the bus.
Before they made their way towards the empty seats, they greeted Hayoon. “Good afternoon,” Hoseok and Jimin smiled in unison. “What brings you two here?” Hayoon beamed.
“We’re going out for lunch,” Hoseok revealed as he put his arm around Jimin.
Jimin began to blush furiously. Hayoon began to giggle. “Have fun you two,” she replied. Hoseok and Jimin made their way towards the seats.
As soon as they sat down, the bus continued its journey towards town. “Do you think Yoongi and Namjoon are dating?” Hoseok asked Jimin curiously.
“I’m not sure, but I’m sure he’ll tell you when he’s ready,” Jimin smiled.
Jimin knew how Hoseok was feeling, he was in the same situation before.
When Jimin found out that Jungkook and Taehyung were dating, he was a little hurt that Jungkook didn’t tell him right away. They were supposed to tell each other everything.
However, now Jimin knows better and realizes that Jungkook just needed time. He would have eventually told Jimin. That’s why Jimin knows that Yoongi will eventually tell Hoseok.
Jimin and Hoseok began to get louder and louder with each exiting passenger. They were theorizing what would happen in today’s class. Of course, they couldn’t be serious.
“Maybe Sunhwa will bring an army of snakes,” Jimin speculated. “Because she’s a snake!” Hoseok laughed. When they were together, everything else seemed trivial.
“You boys seem to get along well,” Hayoon acknowledged, “Is this the boy you were talking about when you we-” “What?” Hoseok yelled. She began to giggle. “You talked about me?” Jimin gasped.
Hoseok was bright red and couldn’t look Jimin in the eyes. “Hoseok,” Jimin blushed as he grabbed his heart. “I knew you were Jimin the moment you stepped on my bus!” Hayoon announced.
“Really?” Jimin questioned. “You were exactly who Hoseok described you to be,” Hayoon explained.
“How did he describe me?” Jimin pushed on. Hayoon looked at Hoseok in the mirror and saw that he was hiding his face. She continued, “Well, he said that you ha-"
“It’s our stop!” Hoseok interrupted as he grabbed Jimin’s hand. Immediately, he stood up and dragged Jimin out the bus with him.
“Thank you,” Hoseok bowed as he tried to cover his red face. “Be safe,” Hayoon smiled.
As soon as the bus was out of eyesight, Jimin jumped into Hoseok’s arms. Jimin began to kiss Hoseok’s face as Hoseok carried him. “I didn’t know you talked about me,” Jimin smiled.
“How can I not?” Hoseok asked sarcastically. “I like you so much,” Jimin whispered as he squeezed Hoseok. “You’re gonna like me even more after this date,” Hoseok bragged.
Hoseok gently placed Jimin down and held his hand. The couple made their way towards their date destination.
Finally, they arrived. “May we get a table for two?” Hoseok politely asked.
“Of course! Your table will be ready in five minutes,” the waitress promised as she walked away to set up the table. Jimin and Hoseok sat down on a bench in the waiting room.
“Technically, this is our first date,” Jimin revealed. “Really?” Hoseok asked. “Yes! So far we’ve only went over to each other’s houses or met at practices,” Jimin insisted.
“Well, I’ll make sure that this date is special,” Hoseok smiled.
“Please follow me,” the waitress stated. The pair followed her to their table and sat down. “I’ll be back to take your order,” she bowed as she hurried off to the kitchen.
“Everything here looks so good,” Jimin declared. “Get whatever you want, today’s on me,” Hoseok bragged as he winked at Jimin. “Ah, I couldn’t possibly do that,” Jimin whimpered.
“It’s already been decided,” Hoseok shrugged. “But I wanted to treat you,” Jimin pouted. “No!” Hoseok retorted. “I want to show my appreciation!” Jimin whined.
“But I want to show mine as well!” Hoseok yelled. “Let me do it first!” Jimin cried. “I said what I said!” Hoseok interjected.
“A-are you two ready to order?” the waitress awkwardly asked. They were so busy arguing that they didn’t notice her walking towards them.
“Oh, um, yes,” Jimin stammered as he covered his face. The waitress began to blush. Hoseok immediately noticed this and became flustered.
“I’ll have a water and bibimbap,” Jimin shyly announced. The waitress quickly wrote this down as she snuck a few looks at Jimin.
“I’ll also have water and the sashimi special,” Hoseok smiled as he placed his hand over Jimin’s.
The waitress quickly wrote this down as well before bowing and hurrying towards the kitchen again.
“Did you see that?” Hoseok grunted. “What?” Jimin asked. “She thinks you’re cute!” Hoseok explained. “No!” Jimin denied. “You’re mine, she needs to find her own,” Hoseok muttered.
“Aw, Hoseok’s jealous,” Jimin smirked. “And?” Hoseok retorted. “It’s cute!” Jimin admitted as he cupped Hoseok’s face. “Look at you! You’re red with passion,” Jimin insisted.
“If she tries to make a move on you I’ll-” Hoseok began. “I’ll politely turn her down,” Jimin interjected. “Good,” Hoseok murmured.
The couple began to talk about nonsensical things. What’s your favorite animal? Favorite color? Best season? What’s your favorite holiday?
They wanted to get to know each other more, even the trivial things.
The responses were sometimes pretty obviously or easily guessable. However, when the answer was a bit surprising the other person felt as if as if they had just found out a huge secret.
It was such a pure moment for the couple.
“Here are your drinks,” the waitress interrupted. She slowly placed them down. You could tell she was nervous, her hands were shaking tremendously.
“I’ll be back with your food shortly,” she added as she bowed. “Thank you,” Jimin smiled. She was caught off guard and began to choke on her words.
“Y-Y-YOU’RE W-WELCOME!” she quickly shouted as she ran back towards the kitchen.
“You flirt,” Hoseok muttered as he stirred his drink. “I was just being polite,” Jimin insisted. “Why aren’t you like that with me,” Hoseok pouted.
“Yes I am! I’m more than polite to you!” Jimin whined. “You’re so cute when you whine,” Hoseok smiled. Jimin huffed and pouted at Hoseok. “Did I upset you?” Hoseok laughed.
“I’m more than polite to you,” Jimin murmured.
“Ah,” Hoseok sighed as he clutched his heart, “You’re so cute, I want to eat you up.” Jimin began to blush furiously. His reaction made Hoseok laugh as he reached for his water.
“Just wait till we get home,” Jimin smirked. Hoseok began to choke on his water. “Hoseok! Are you okay?” Jimin yelled. Once Hoseok caught his breath, he looked at Jimin astonished.
“I didn’t know you could be this alluring,” Hoseok gasped. “Don’t underestimate me Jung Hoseok,” Jimin winked.
The waitress returned to the table with their food. “Here is your sashimi special and your bibimbap,” she announced as she placed down their food. “Thank you,” the couple said in unison.
“If there is anything else I could get you please let me know,” she blurted as she bowed. “We’re fine for now,” Hoseok assured.
“Please enjoy your meals,” the waitress smiled as she walked away.
“Look what you do to that poor girl,” Hoseok said as he shook his head. “It’s not my fault that I’m so handsome,” Jimin replied as he pushed his hair back.
“Yeah, yeah, eat your food,” Hoseok laughed. The rest of their date consisted of sharing food, laughing, and flirting. There was never a dull moment when they were together.
Not only was this their first date as a couple, but this was also Jimin’s and Hoseok’s first dates ever. This fact made today even more special.
“Here’s your bill, there’s no rush,” that waitress said as she handed Hoseok the bill. “Thank you,” Hoseok smiled as he grabbed the bill.
The waitress looked at Jimin and then back at Hoseok. Hoseok and Jimin were both confused. “Why is she still standing here?” Hoseok thought to himself.
“Thank you,” Hoseok awkwardly repeated. “Oh,” the waitress gasped as she turned as red as a beet. She scurried back to the kitchen.
“That was weird,” Jimin giggled. “Yeah,” Hoseok smiled as he opened the check. As he was checking to see if everything was correct, he discovered a note written on the bottom.
Instantaneously, a hue of red spread throughout Hoseok’s cheeks as they burned from embarrassment.
Jimin immediately noticed this and tilted his head in confusion. “What happened?” Jimin questioned. Hoseok began to laugh nervously as he showed Jimin the bill.
“So it was you she was after!” Jimin declared. Hoseok began to cover his face to hide his hue of red.
“You’re too handsome, Hoseok. I need to lock you up so no one tries to steal you from me,” Jimin sighed as he squeezed his heart. “You creep!” Hoseok laughed as he filled out the bill.
The note on the receipt: “You’re really handsome! Call me: 01-123-4567”