He almost left it that, almost turned away and sheepishly stalked off but another pang of.. something hit him. A pain that has him closing his eyes and uttering the first few words that came out of his mouth. His voice was different, low and husky.
"Don't let the baby stop what you have," and there it was. Suddenly he felt light and that ache he had been nursing was gone in a flash. Stephen made a face and scratched the back of his head for a moment before shrugging helplessly.