Of Maple Leaves and Rushing Water (Chapter Three)Matthew stared at the little girl. "M-Momma?" He asked River shakily. She hadn't mentioned the girl to him. He was starting to get very nervous. What if River was married or something and he had unknowingly helped her cheat on her husband or something after a fight? What if said husband found out? What if he already knew? WHAT IF HE WAS READY TO KILL POOR MATTHEW?!More Like This
"Mattie?" River asked cautiously. "Are you okay?"
"Y-y-you n-never m-mentioned a d-daughter," Matthew mumble back, his stutter becoming worse as he stared at the little blonde two year old.
"He's really quiet, Momma. Why is he so quiet?" The tiny girl inquired.
"You caught him off guard, Alysia," River replied to the girl smoothly, picking her up. "I hadn't told you about him yet."
"Oops! I ruined the surprise?" Alysia's face fell.
"It's okay, Alysia." River smiled. "It was an accident. Now, someone is up a little late, aren't they?"
"I guess...." Alysia pouted in reply, clearly unwilling to go to bed.
"Go out your pajamas o