"I could do that," Kaden said, after Marcie had breezed off, cementing the plan that they were all going to eat pizza, and see dogs, and - Kaden didn't know what else. Maybe there didn't need to be any more than that. "I could watch them. I know this lady back home who has the biggest dog you've ever seen. This big," he indicated Hecuba's height with one hand, missing her even more as he talked about her. What he wouldn't give to have her in his room at night, even though he'd way overheat if she slept across his legs, at least he'd sleep. It was hard to be scared of anything when Hecuba was around.