Remy had had good parents. Well, parent. Jean-Luc had given him everything he could have possibly wanted, and more. If the guild hadn’t found him and brought him into their crazy world, Remy would have probably been knocked around the system until he’d turned eighteen. Not many people would even want a kid who was obviously a mutant. Jean-luc had given him more than just a home, he’d given him a giant extended family full of people who Remy knew he could trust with just about anything.
He raised an eyebrow and smiled when she mentioned that she was heading up North and wouldn’t mind having company for it. Sometime during the course of their conversation, it seemed, she’d made up her mind. Heading up for New Years as a nice surprise for the white haired lady in charge of the place. He went ahead and assumed that beyond that, it was because she was still far more worried about her situation than she was letting on.
“Miss Marie,” he started teasingly, hand going lightly to his chest. “We only just met and you already inviting me home to meet the family. We ain’t even had our first kiss.” Dropping the semi-scandalized proper Southern lady act, he grinned and added, “Must have done somethin’ right.”
He thought about it for a moment, weighing the options. He always had wanted to walk through the front door of that place. Of course, he’d also miss a big party by skipping out of town for New Years, but there would be other parties. And how could he say no to an eighteen hour drive in the dead of winter?
“You sure you don’ want to fly? I got a plane.” It wasn’t exactly the kind of plane that people who were afraid of flying would ever feel even remotely comfortable in, but he might as well make the offer anyhow. “I could get us there pretty fast. Ain’t against a road trip if it’s what you want, but it’s another option if you don’t want to spend almost a full day’s worth of driving.”