"Well, Maya's been my best friend since I was younger than you are. She's in med school now. Caleb is pretty much the most level-headed person I've ever met, which makes it sort of hilarious when he argues with Maya. He wants to be a teacher. Then there's Veronica, Maya's roommate. She's studying journalism. I think you might be the only person I've ever met who's more excitable than she is. And then there's Roman. Roman is... He's a violinist, an amazing violinist. He's just one of the nicest, happiest people I know, and..." He coughed slightly. "So, what are your friends like?"