He didn't want to force what he was feeling upon her and he might've even ventured over to Irving's but there was more comfort to be had by Stephanie than Irv. Not that Irv wasn't good at comforting his best friend but Irv wouldn't do what Stephanie dared to do now. He wouldn't touch his cheek gently, wouldn't sit so near that Stephen could feel the warmth of another body.
He shifted his gaze as Stephanie willed his face toward her. His hand lifted to cover her own and then pull it down to his thigh where he laced their fingers together. He couldn't seem to look her in the eye when he spoke.
"I read the cards for that pregnant woman that I.. the one I predicted to be having a boy, I saw... saw.." he voice cracked.