"How is he?" Mina asked, her voice low. Galvin guided her to the car with a hand to the small of her back.
"He'll get over it."
"You know, Rupert, sometimes your paternal instincts astound me."
"You should see my maternal instincts."
Mina chuckled, whipping her cane around to lightly tap him on the shin.
"Alright, is it really just me that sees something there?" Ruby asked, pointing to the couple walking ahead of them.
"Ruby, please," Luke moaned, "I've just vanquished my girlfriend, I don't need any more disturbing images in my head."
She pressed her lips together tightly, linking arms with him. "I'm sorry, you're right," she whispered, still keeping an eye forward as Galvin leaned into Mina's limo, saying something to make her almost blush and smile back… seductively? "That is definitely disturbing…"