"Hey," Verity said, waving a little and feeling utterly stupid. "I um, probably should've owled first. I didn't even know if you were going to be here, but I made this mistake of telling Mickey last night when I was washing her hair- you know, to distract her from moving too much- and she got all antsy and just couldn't wait any longer."
Michaela stared at the tall man. He didn't look like UnCal. But he had candy, and so she wriggled out of her Mummy's grasp and to the floor, giving him her best smile.