Hullo, everyone! I present a fun interview with our favorite Twinepathy teleporter, Blaze! This is a thank you for all of your support, and for reaching 100 people adding it on Goodreads!!! Hooray! Enjoy, my friends!
“I don’t want to be here, Bri.”
When those are the first words I hear out of someone’s mouth when they walk into my office, I know it’s going to be a loooong interview. The boy sits down in the chair across from my desk, crossing his arms and giving me a challenging look.
Yup. A looooooooong interview.
I clear my throat and look down at my laptop, hiding a smile. “Blaze, I assume. I’m guessing you want to get this over with.”
He sighs. “Yes, please.” He runs his fingers through his brown hair and smirks at me. “You must be spying on me if you know me so well.”
“You have no idea,” I grumble under my breath. “First question: What is your real name?”
Blaze tilts his head to the side. “Do you honestly think I would tell you?”
I shrug. “It was worth a try. Do you have any siblings?”
He shakes his head. “Again, confidential.”
“Right, right.” I roll my eyes, then pause as I look at my list. “Um… I have to warn you that a lot of these questions were submitted by, uh, fans.”
Blaze grins. “I have fans? Nice.” He looks more enthusiastic now.
“Mm-hm, not exactly yours…” I return to my list. “Moving on. Do you have a girlfriend?”
“Nope, no time,” Blaze says.
“Good to know…” I murmur. “Who is your best friend, or friends?”
Blaze pauses. “I’m assuming you want an honest answer…” I nod, and he sighs. “To be honest, I don’t have any really close friends. Ever since I joined IDIA, I’ve made a point of staying on the superficial level in relationships. I guess I’m closest to Jen.”
That’s pretty sad. I give him a second and move on to the next question. “What’s your favorite part about being a superhero?”
Blaze smirks. “Being able to freak people out and spy on them. And helping people,” he adds as an afterthought.
Of course. “Do you like bacon, chocolate, and/or cookies?” I hide a smile at the confused expression on his face.
“Yeah, all of those,” he finally says. “Where’d you get that question?”
“Do you like them all together?” I ask. “As in, a chocolate bacon cookie?”
Blaze gives me the oddest look. “Um, I don’t know. That sounds like something Albany would try to make.”
This time it’s all I can do to mask my laughter with a cough. “Ahem. Have you ever tried to prank Jen?”
He turns his head to the side with a thoughtful expression. “No, come to think of it. I should try that sometime…”
“Don’t blame me,” I say immediately. “Final question. If a strange girl ran up to you and hugged you without warning, exclaiming over how you’re one of her favorite characters in a certain book, how would you react?” Fan-submitted question, you can be sure.
Blaze gawks at me. “Um… what?” I open my mouth to repeat the question, but he waves a hand in the air, stopping me. He rubs his hand across his forehead. “It would depend on my state at the time. If I was on edge, I would teleport us to Antarctica and hope they would let go. If I wasn’t on edge, I’d probably either freak out or enjoy the attention.” He frowns. “Who came up with that question?”
I stand up. “Thanks so much for you time today, Mr. Blaze. I hope you’ve enjoyed this…”
Blaze nods and walks to the door, giving me suspicious glances over his shoulder. The instant the door closes, I have to burst out laughing.
Best question ever.
Thanks so much to Alyssa, Sarah, Shine, and Merenwen for submitting questions! I’m sure Blaze enjoyed them. 😉 What do you think of our favorite teleporter? Comment below!