I <3 Thomas
Jesse felt like he'd stepped into the twilight zone. This sort of wealth and privilege was something he was not at all accustomed to, and the blank sort of misery on JJ's face made him want to reach out and just start smashing the glass in all of the frames. He refrained from doing so, however.
"JJ," he breathed, letting out a sigh of relief. "Joey came and got us once your brother sent that stupid picture. Are you OK?" He plopped himself down next to her onto the couch, pulling her into a hug.