Of course they were excited to represent their country. It was, after all, the first time Slovenia would enter a volleyball team in the Summer Olympics, regardless of the fact that there were just three of them.

Yet as proud as they were, Aleks, Oskar, and Leopold were also nervous, not so much for the fact that their team comprised just half the number of players as their opponents, but for their shared understanding that as soon as they reached the Olympic village they would get the living shit kicked out of them for their faggy team uniforms.