"Yes please, thank you, Joey," Cerdiwen replied. She settled next to Bastian as the rest of them filed out of the room, and it was only then that she started to cry.
Bastian seemed to sense that she was distressed and started to fuss too, and Ceridwen scooped him up and began rocking him. "Shh, shh," she soothed him. "I'm sorry, cheri." She wasn't sure who she apologizing too, Jesse or Bastian.