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Short Snippet Saturday: Simple Niceties

Having forgotten to post my snippet last week until the day was almost over, I'm back now with a third installment of Short Snippet Saturday. I've chosen scenes that are pretty self-explanatory without giving too much of the story away, so there won't be an introduction for each scene.


            Rey backed out of the cage, then kneeled beside her once more. Nala rubbed her arms, noticing the chill now that he had moved away.
            "You're cold. Here, take this," he said as he removed the poncho again.
            "No, it is okay," she said.
            "No, it isn't. You're half-starved and freezing. Now please..."
            He frowned, then realized her motive for refusing. "I'm not giving it to you," he said. "I'm just letting you use it for a bit." He unfolded the garment and held it over her, waiting. She nodded, then raised her arms. He dropped it onto her.
            "Better," she agreed.