"Did you just throw this at me?"
"I wanted to get your attention. The others are busy, and I'm bored."
"And this required throwing a pen at my head, why?"
"You were reading. I wasn't sure you'd hear me if I said anything."
"... OK. You've got my attention. Did you actually want something?"
Orlando swallowed. He couldn't believe he was about to say this, but it was true and a dare was a dare.