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Brennan watched from afar as Emma and Shalimar argued. Everytime Shalimar spoke, Emma would pull at her hair in frustration.

"What's going on?" Jesse asked coming upto Brennan.

"They're....disagreeing." Brennan said making quotation marks with his fingers.

"Betcha twenty bucks Emma wins." Jesse said smirking. Brennan raised an eyebrow and smiled at the younger man.

"Your on." He said taking out twenty dollars and placing in a table behind them. Jesse did the same. Both men turned back around to continue watching the spectacle. With the push of a button they were able to hear the entire conversation.

"What are you trying to say?" Shalimar asked Emma.

"What you just heard. Was I not clear? Did I stutter? Shalimar you're being completely ridiculous. It's really no big deal. Why are you fighting me on this?" Emma sighed sitting down.

"I don't like them. I don't trust them and I just don't think it's necessary."

"Not necessary? Are you serious? If it's not necessary then answer me this, when was the last time you slept through the night? Or the last time we spent some time alone?" Emma asked her. Shalimar opened her mouth but no words came out. Emma took her by the hand and sat her down.

"Getting one would help us more than whatever horrible thing you think can come out of it. It could even give us more time not only for ourselves but the team as well."

"How?" The blonde asked still skeptical.

"Well, for one thing, we'd be better rested when we go on missions. And the guys, even Adam can get out more like they used to. Okay maybe not Adam, but he'd be able to concentrate more on locating new mutants that need saving." Emma said, proud that she was able to come up with a good explanation. Maybe now she'd get Shal to change her mind.

"I thought things wer going fine, everything was under control."

"Everything is fine. We just need a little help is all." Emma smiled tucking a loose curl behind Shalimar's ear.

"But hiring a babysitter? The thought never even crossed my mind." Shalimar said leaning into Emma's hand.

A few feet away Jesse's jaw dropped.

"A babysitter? They've been arguing over a babysitter?" Jesse asked Brennan incredulously.

"Yeah, what did you think they were fighting about?" Brennan asked raising another eyebrow.

"I don't know."Jesse said turning red.

"I'll think about it." They heard Shalimar say. Jesse grinned.

"I win" he said taking the money off the table.