"I'm perfectly fine. I promise," he sighed knowing it was no use at telling his aunts or his grandmother to stop fussing over him. They were going to do it until they were satisfied. "Please," he held a hand to his stomach, "I've eaten enough in the last few days to hold me over all winter."
Orpheus led Eurydice in, being sure to keep her in front of this time as fear that she would slip out behind him if he didn't.