She just curled herself over him, holding his head to her middle and started rubbing his back instead. She was quiet for a few moments before her voice came back to her.
Hold on to me as we go As we roll down this unfamiliar road And although this wave is stringing us along Just know you're not alone 'Cause I'm gonna make this place your home Settle down, it'll all be clear Don't pay no mind to the demons They fill you with fear The trouble—it might drag you down If you get lost, you can always be found Just know you're not alone 'Cause I'm gonna make this place your home
It was softer, more gentle than the song was normally played, and sounded a little more haunted with her rough voice, but no less honest. Even if she wasn't completely happy right now, she still loved him. And there was no way she'd ever erase him from her life. And she still wanted him to be okay. She knew it might be a little foolish, but she'd always been a caregiver, everyone else came first.