"Yes, of course," she said, lightly taking his hand. "I missed you. Missed you so fucking much."
Jesse looked down at Bastian, some joy finally coming onto his face at the sight of his son. "Hey little man," he said, stretching out on of his fingers. His smile widened slightly as Bastian grasped it. "Thought about you every day. I knew I had to make it back for you. And for your momma and Nicky."
"We're chipping the whole damn house," he said, and he was only joking a little bit. "I'll even help you find a vein."