"I'm sure he will, Barid," Jenni said, planning a speech to explain to the two-year-old exactly why he couldn't have it. She had really expected the Troll's partner to provide some kind of quality enforcement, but... "Exchange program, huh?"
She was about to ask for details when Benjamin arrived. "Oh, hi, Ben! Yeah, it's a good turnout, and Henry's great. He doesn't really know what it's about, of course, but he's having fun."
Henry was now racing Artemis across the play area for the ball, laughing with the glee of the chase. He'd started out on his feet, but once he, too, fell down he figured it was easier just to keep going at a fast crawl. He plowed into the toy head first, and it rolled off to one side.
"Have you been here long, then?" Derik asked William. "Where are you from?"
Ilraen followed along with Kaliel's explanation with increasing relief. <I am very glad to hear that,> he said at last. <Thank you for explaining it. I shall have to learn more about Stargate. Given the similarities between the Yeerks and your Goa'uld, it would not surprise me to find that there are crossovers between our worlds.>
One of his stalk eyes lighted upon Hannah, who had joined them. <Hello, small human.> His experience with children was limited to having seen them once or twice before, but he did his best to sound friendly.
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Barid held his gift out to Jenni with a wide grin on his face. "You can put that over there with the others, thanks," Jenni said with a slightly forced grin. "Isn't Eamon with you?" "Eamon be workin' ... more
Small and not so small. Neshomeh,Mon Feb 7 00:43
Cali made sure that Kevin and Kyle were headed away from obvious climbing opportunities and then he slid into a seat next to the small pink haired woman eating cocktail wienies. "Hi, I'm Cali Still." ... more
Artemis had been racing Henry for the ball, fluttering his wings in an attempt to boost his speed. At the sight of Helen holding it, he skidded to a halt, looking somewhat put out at being beaten to... more
Brad mulled this over for a few moments, before nodding sagely and turning his attention to the other kids. "Daddy says 's okay to fight if you've got a good reason," he said, his expression grave by ... more
Stephanie nodded knowingly. "Grown-ups always know best. Like Mummy and Uncle William." She glanced over at the snack table. "C'mon, let's go get some food!" She took Brad's hand and Kieran's paw and ... more
Laughing, Kieran allowed himself to be led away from the playpen. He hoped Artemis didn't get into trouble while he was gone, but the food looked so good. Artemis, in the meantime, had managed to... more