[*cracks fingers politely* lets do this]
It had been about 4 months since you found Peridot. She was among garbage, shivering in the cold and looking like a kicked puppy. So, how of the kindness of your heart, you took her to your house. It took a while, but finally she warmed up to you, even explaining gem technology to you and showing you holograms of her homeworld.
And, as much as she refuses to admit to herself, Peridot had fallen for you. That soft (h/c) hair that swayed gently in the wind, those kind (e/c) orbs that always seemed to be warm and welcoming, and last but not least, your soft (s/c) hands that, despite her denying it, felt nice when you decided to play with the green gem's triangular hair.
She knew it was wrong, that loving you was considered traitorous, and that it put both of you in danger from the Diamond Authority, so she tried distancing herself from you, eventually leaving the house one night and not returning. You were concerned, even going out and calling her