Post by Kender Bard on Oct 29, 2012 22:30:16 GMT -5
Kiri nodded and carefully unclasped the item, setting it aside with utmost care. "I guess this solves our little dilemma," she replied, with no small amount of relief. She leaned over, kissed his cheek, and slid off the bed. "Now that we've rested a bit, why don't I introduce you to some of my friends here?"
Post by Kender Bard on Oct 30, 2012 21:01:37 GMT -5
"Yes," Kiri replied. "There's Milly and there's a young acolyte girl named Gretchen." She took his hand and led him away, hunting down Milly's quarters, which weren't far. The midwife was an older woman, her brown hair going gray. She smiled warmly at Kiri though seemed puzzled about Neil. "Who is this, dear?"
Kiri smiled. "Milly, this is Neil! I told you about him."
Milly didn't smile back. She crossed her arms and frowned at him. "Well it's about time you showed up!"
Post by Kender Bard on Oct 31, 2012 23:34:11 GMT -5
"Milly," Kiri told the midwife reprovingly. "I told you he was fighting demons."
Milly sighed, still frowning. "Oh I know. Well, sir, I can't imagine the shock of your 'surprise' when you came back." As she said this, she studied his face closely and intently for some kind of clue to his feelings on the matter.
Naturally, Neil doesn't reveal much. He isn't feeling much other than surprise, and that's beginning to fade already. Well, that and dislike for this woman. He narrows his eyes, "You going to tell me I should have been here instead of out there putting down demons?"
Post by Kender Bard on Nov 2, 2012 14:14:18 GMT -5
"I didn't say that," Milly replied cooly. "What you're doing is a noble, though dangerous, thing. I'm led to understand that you were both unaware of her condition when you left, though. It's a big change to come back to." She didn't seem to like being unable to read him.
"Yes, it was quite...shocking." He replies with a mental sigh, talking with people could be so difficult sometimes. He glances to Kiri and back. "But she is safe, and that's what matters." It's the truth too, keeping what is his safe is what matters.
Post by Kender Bard on Nov 3, 2012 22:58:26 GMT -5
Some of the suspicion in Milly's eyes drain away at that. Kiri smiled at Neil in a manner that could only be called adoration. "Very well," the midwife murmured. "What are your plans for after the child is born?"
Post by Kender Bard on Nov 7, 2012 19:45:54 GMT -5
"If you mean gender, well, every old wife has her method," Milly replied. "My best guess is a boy. But if you're asking about what signs... I am afraid that from what we know, Clears usually beget Clears."
A look of disappointment flashed over Kiri's face. "I'd hoped that my having been born of Waters would change that."