Jesse helped Nicholas inside and into the kitchen, settling him onto a stool before sitting down next to him. He laid his head down on his arms, feeling very tired, scared, and helpless. He literally had no idea what to do.
Ceridwen had heard the door open and close, and after checking that Bastian was settled in his crib, she padded downstairs. "How did it go?" she asked, looking around at the three of them.