"Early still," he offered gently. "I am sorry I woke you." He knew she needed her rest. He couldn't really imagine how much it had taken to give life to their boy.
Smiling he leaned down and kissed her cheek, "but there is some food if you would like it. And Cerberus wants to say hello." He motioned to the dog who had set his head on the covers and was licking Persephone's fingers.