"Robin will be three in October. Mina just turned three." Not quite school age yet, but they were growing so very fast. Marian smiled at the idea of the pair being friends with her siblings. "Robin is proving to be like his Father. I'm sure they'll make friends quickly."
She shook her head. "No, sadly. Not everyone was like my Father, or ... My betrothed. They inspired, and cultivated the fact that I wasn't like most women. I could pretend, when I needed to. But... Robin had wanted a wife that wasn't going to be boring."