" It's a deal... " Jake smiled a little, his last word on Spirit language, before he turned to Xia, that indeed looked rather anxious and tense, not knowing what's going on.
" Okay, little one, sorry it took a moment... " he said, following his words with sign language. " I just had to clear out something with your uncle. There has indeed been a misunderstanding... " He said, and after that, he started to explain to her in sign language and speech both the core of what they spoke about, that there was a difference in how they perceived friendship and that Death never said he didn't want her. He then proceeded to explain to her how, while Death loved the fairies, there used to be a Spirit, Riversong, and that they were friends, but that Riversong was jealous. He desired Death to love him like he loved his fairies, but he just couldn't, both in grief and because he couldn't help but only see him as a friend. He explained to her how cornered and pressured Death felt with that, and how bad it felt for him, as he didn't want to lose a friend, but he couldn't love him like that, so he kept the matter open while remaining uncomfortable. Slowly, immersed in explanation, the creature began nodding, seeming to slowly grow to understand the feeling.
" Okay, doesn't trust us yet... but I wouldn't trust a three-meter demon with a mask that ate a lunch box made of metal in front of him at first, either. " he smiled shyly at the actor, raising his hand timidly for a high five. " Sucess? "