|Sorchan del Sol|
|1 person marked this as a favorite.|
Sorchan del Sol wrote:
"First of all, nobody can give you permission to court Raelle except Raelle," he said in a carefully controlled voice. "She is her own person and doesn't need anyone else making those decisions for her."
He stood up. "But I would be remiss as a father if I did not remind you that she is only fifteen, and has just been through a difficult time. If you hurt her, it will be my duty as her father to introduce you to a world of pain. Let's not let that become necessary," he said, his expression grim and a little frightening.
Well she sure gave eager permission last ni--- DEAR FLAMES DON'T SAY THAT OUT LOUD!
Ardiente looks extremely conflicted for just a second then nods. "Yes, sir." he says seriously.
"I can't protect her from everything anyway." Ardiente says without quite realizing what he was saying. He blushes and awkwardly tries to correct himself. "Er.. not that she needs protecting. If anything I'm the one who..." He trails off again, looking to the side.
He straightens and stands respectfully before saying: "I'm gonna stop digging myself a hole and just go. Thank you, sir."
I had to clean tea off of my ipad thanks to this post because I laughed so hard at the first line. :D
Sorchan sat back down on the edge of the desk and ran his hand over his face after Ardiente had gone. Suns and stars, but it never ended. Four girls. Four. It was going to kill him before they were all grown up, that was all there was to it.