She had been about to start making tea, but when her mam started talking in English, she stopped. "Love him," she corrected her. "You still love him. My Sven is not here, but I still love him." All thoughts of making tea for the moment went out of her head, and she crossed over to pull her mam into a hug.
Naturally, that lasted all of five seconds or so before Hródolf appeared, and wrapped his arms around his nan's legs. "Nan! Dan's tellin stories!" he told her, just as Dan got to the kitchen.
"You are a terror, kiddo," he said, before smiling over at Bryn. "Hey. I think he has super-hearing like Laura, he was up and out of bed chanting 'Nan, Nan, Nan's here' before I even knew what he was doing."