Cornelia cracked open one eye, then rose groggily up on one elbow. Her gaze went, at first, to the crib, and her eyes widened as she couldn’t see her little girl laying there.
Frantically, she looked around the room, seeing a man who… seemed familiar. Oh god, a man in her bedroom, holding her daughter! Her precious baby! She flung back the sheets, uncaring of her nightclothes, and stretched out an arm.
“PUT HER DOWN!” she screeched.
Payment is taken, and he will never know that he had a daughter.
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