I'm, uh, wha...Huh?
<After several minutes of re-reading this last page>
Ok, ok, ok. Let me say this right here, right now. You want to argue stuff that isn't about Cristi, take your advice and please do it in PM. Seriously. This is my character's application thread, not a place for people to argue.
On an on-topic note: If the game starts on the boat, odds are either story or Pico will make things roll as for our characters getting to know eachother, if the story starts post-boating, I'd be happiest if we simply said our characters got acquainted over Pico or her music (which she doesn't play too much publically but does carry her guitar), but we aren't best of buds.
That doesn't mean it won't happen in-game! Have hope! Its juust off-screening a friendship is something I've only done, like, twice. And the characters involved had intertwining in-depth backstories.