"Oh!" she exclaimed. "How thoughtful, they're beautiful. Let me find a vase for these." She found one in a cupboard and filled it with water, snipping the ends off the stems and arranging them in the vase. "There, they'll brighten up the room."
She waved one hand as she bustled around the kitchen. "Not at all! I love having company, Hermes came by on Wednesday. But I have missed my siblings, though you're the first I've seen lately. I hope they'll come by...except Poseidon, perhaps." He still made her uncomfortable, though she'd never say so out loud. But she had never wanted to marry, and had never regretted making her oath.