"... But, the information's all on the rules paper, so you'll know."
Mark looked at the second piece of paper in his hands. Ah. That's right.
"Anything else?" Mr Fallicos asked. Right that instant, however, the man pulled his hand and shook it, as if trying to shake something off. He blew at his hand, patted the table, and uttered a cuss.
Mark looked at the man, then at the table, where Arten's hand continued to clap on, surrounded by pieces of scorched papers that he had seen when he first came in. In fact, one can almost detect the smell of burnt wood.
"Uh..." Mark started. He wanted to ask what just happened, but he wasn't sure how to word his question. He wasn't the best when it came to words. He decided to let it be. With a quick shrug, he quickly added the remaining details to the paper and left it on the table. He shoved the other two papers into his backpack, and stepped aside to allow the next person to the desk. Turning around, he noticed that the number of people increased. By two. But increased nevertheless.
It was now or never that Mark should break the ice. Well, actually, he would have plenty of opportunities to do it later, but he would give anything to break the ice right now.
Approaching the first person that he saw--a girl with a pale blonde hair, standing at the back wall (who seemed approachable enough to Mark)--he made a slight wave and greeted her with a smile, "Hi. My name's Mark. What's yours?"
It was only then that he realized how small that girl was, compared to him. He hoped that that didn't intimidate her.