With a squeal of excitement, Stephanie led her friends in mobbing the adults she knew for hugs, piggyback rides and general entertainment. Terry took it in stride and nearly vanished under a pile of children who he good-naturedly allowed to climb all over him. Roger, on the other hand, looked rather taken aback by the pleading looks directed at him, but eventually gave in as well.
Cara looked over at the chaos and laughed as she reached out to give Jacob a one-armed hug and a kiss on the cheek. "We're doing just fine, thanks. Don't worry about being late, we're only just getting started. It's nice of you to turn up at all - not exactly the kind of thing you'd usually expect professional security to be hanging around, after all, even off-duty."
As Stephanie insistently coaxed a piggyback out of Roger, her mother decided that things were still under control for the moment and turned back to Jacob, Azrael and Boston. "Oh, do you all know each other? Jake, Az, Boston, meet each other." It was a lazy introduction, accompanied by a grin.
Among the newest wave of arrivals, which included Kyran the Hammer and Terry Collins from the DMS Mossflower Division, was a large, white haired man, being half-dragged into the Auditorium by Jacob... more
New people? Huzzah! Cassie Cameron-Young,Tue Sep 6 20:42
The deathly glare vanished in an instant, to be replaced by such an innocent smile that he had to have been up to no good. Abandoning any plans he might have had for the snack table, he fluttered to... more
Az nodded to Jacob, held out her infant by way of explanation, and headed in the direction of the playpen, pulling the hood on Helena’s Adorable Elephant Onesie and tying it securely before putting... more
Jacob shook the offered hand with a grin and a bow of his own. "Sorry to say I'm not much good at impressions myself," he said. The Christopher Lee/Saruman voice he had affected wasn't horrible per... more