“Don’t talk aloud about this subject in ear-shot of the youngsters.” Kalysto gave Desiree a devilish grin. *”However… you wouldn’t be using the amulet, would you. However, if you did…”* He grinned even more.
Rhyderi reached behind him to grab the ice-pack. He rolled onto his stomach and rested it on his head, closing his eyes so he could drift off to sleep.
Sephiroth was on the other side of the door. When it opened and Seres was on the other side, he took a step towards the girl and offered his hand.
“I would like to apologise for my sharp behaviour just now.” He began, his voice low. “I would also like to apologise for scaring off your last boyfriend. You are old enough to make your own decisions and I should not be getting in the way of that.” He scowled. “However, you had no right to keep your mother and I in the dark as to your whereabouts. We were very concerned for your well-being.”