Gem stared at the door in the darkness, a large but empty sack on her back, her fingers fondling the key in her hand. She knew she had to do this, and as quietly as possible so as not to wake Nino or Pato.
She put the key in the lock and turned it as quietly as she possibly could and stealthily entered the house. Gem knew Nino was a light sleeper and quite paranoid about safety, so it wouldn't take much to wake him.
Good, it seemed the cats were sleeping somewhere. They hadn't seen her yet. Closing the door behind her, she made her way upstairs, careful not to let the wood creak under the weight of her footsteps. Her room lay before her. He
The man holds the newborn in his arms with an enormous smile. He is mesmerised by her enormous green eyes. He mutters something about it as he hands the babe to a young couple. They look to each other and then back to the man, nodding in agreement.
The baby looks in his face and coos and giggles at him. He has a sweet and friendly face.
It’s feeding time and the man gives her a feeding horn with some milk in it. The baby drinks happily, uttering a few mumbles of satisfaction.
The man is smiling at something. He seems quite pleased with himself. He’s holding a piece of paper. It has a painting on i