"There will always be hope for Frell," Owen replied, standing a bit taller and with a bit more confidence to his voice. If she believed in him, well, then that would be enough for now.
He shook his head- no, he wouldn't tell Angie of Gabrielle's reactions- that wasn't fair to Gabrielle, spreading gossip, even good-natured as he was certain Angie was. "I am home," he said, simply. "That, that is enough."