Chapter 56: Return

“Dad! DAAAAAAAAAD! I’M HOOOOOOOOOOOOME!” Mort came barrelling into the house like a whirlwind, dropping his suitcase and a massive art case in the hallway before he followed his nose into the kitchen. Gunther was ready with his arms open, and Mort ran into them breathlessly, hugging his dad and lifting his feet off the floor. […]

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Chapter 55: Always

“It’s going to feel really weird, being a dad again after this weekend. Being responsible and stuff.” “I will help, if necessary. Mortimer will not notice anything, even if you do slip a little, all right? I have your care in hand, mine. Always.” “Always,” Gunther mumbled as he slowly drowsed into sleep, feeling Valois […]

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Chapter 54: Warmth

“It is time, also, I think… for us to begin planning our wedding, hm?” And now the tears came again. Gunther gave Valois a watery, happy smile, and nodded. “I’m going to be a mess of tears that day. I just know I am,” he whispered. “Then you will join Natalie in setting up a […]

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