Pleione sat up straighter when she heard the keys in the door and waited for him to come into the living room. When he came into view she kept her eyes on him and watched as he sat down. She smiled, "So are you. Sorry there's nothing for dinner right now. I was planning on getting to it soon."
She turned to that she was facing him, as well as she could on the arm rest. She was nervous about telling him, just like every other time. It was always the same, no matter how many times she told him. "I have some news," she said with a smile.