A/N: For anyone who noticed the time this chapter was released, I didn’t stay up until midnight. Wordpress has a feature that lets you set up the exact time you want a post uploaded. 😉 And, yes, it’s a few days early. Explanations can be found at the end of the chapter.
The bright golden gaze reminded Fred of Electra. Memories of her wearing those particular set of eyes were in situations where she was excited, sad or angry.
“I called you, you know,” Cheska said. Was there a tremor in her voice that he heard?
“My phone was on silent mode. I’m sorry,” Fred said. He patted the seat beside him, inviting her to sit down.
Her hands fell to her side. She sat at the opposite end of the sofa. “Tony told me what happened.”
“He did?” he kept his tone even. The issue of the guardians was a secret. What excuse did Tony tell her? The chauffeur hadn’t even warned him about this! What if she starts asking him more than what he could tell her? (more…)