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    The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Lunette on Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:56 am

    September 29th | 5:30 PM | Year 7

    It was almost time!

    Dinner was being prepared as Lunette tended to herself, hair in curlers, some perfume on her neck and the ever important mascara to really enhance those lashes. A modest outfit was laid out on her bed as the curls were released from her hair, bouncing a bit. Getting dressed, primped and proper was a long task when one had an image to uphold! It was a difficult job sometimes. But, in the end... "Hmm... perfect!" It was always worth it to find something that just fit the entire evening.

    Ready for a lovely and quiet night, Lunette whisked down the stairs and into the kitchen, where Boon and Collins were, still awaiting dinner. "Issat... lasagna?" Boon asked, sitting in front of the oven and staring into it like a hungry bear waiting for a fish. "Yes, and it's not for you! Shoo!" Her hands swatted at the daemon, who didn't nudge or flinch... and continued to sit in defiance. "Hmmm..." Lunette's cheeks puffed up, her face turning a bit red as her hands stayed firmly on her hips, her eyes narrowing in a glare.

    "Miss Lunette, the taco plate is ready." "Oh, good~! Did you add some sauces? I worked hard on those, especially that home-made cheese sauce..." she perked up briefly before remembering the several pots that sacrificed themselves to burnt cheese. Walking over to inspect the plate, the cat nodded before wrapping it up in tin-foil and placing it in a large basket. Moving away for a moment, a pot on top of the stove directed her attention over as she opened the lid and investigated what was inside. It was a soup, and a beautiful orange coloration at that. Taking a wooden spoon, she gave it a stir and tasted it a bit, licking her lips and thinking. "Hmm... yep! That's done~!" The soup was taken from the pot and placed inside a thick bowl, carefully wrapped in tin-foil and placed with the other dish.

    And, not too long after, a ding~ resonated through out the building, indicating the lasagna was finally finished. Just as before, it was wrapped and placed into the basket, and with everything ready, Lunette grabbed her coat and prepared to leave. "Can't I have just one piece o'th' pasta loaf?" Boon tried his saddest face, but Lunette shook her head sternly, "no, dear. I'll make one for you later, though. A whole one, just for you." "Aww... okay..." Boon waved and returned to the kitchen, slumping onto the floor and began groaning softly.

    Looking herself over once more, gripping the basket firmly and walking towards the front door, she stopped, and turned around. "Would you be so kind as to escort me, Collins? It's a little dark and the outskirts of the city can get a little rough." Snorting a bit and chuckling, the gargoyle rolled his eyes and shrugged, nodding, and stepping forward to lock arms. "Beats listening to him whine." "Thank you, I feel safer already!" Snickering a bit, the two set out towards the city.

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    "This is the place?" Lunette nodded, certain of it as she approached the home, walking up the few steps there were. "Alright--well, do you want me to hang around and call when you're ready or..." Lunette turned and stopped Collins, answering quickly and firmly, "I'll call you when I'm about to leave the city. You can do whatever you like, dear, just make sure you've got your phone on." She approached and pecked him on the cheek, "thank you for walking me here." Collins merely shrugged again, acting indifferent, "it's fine. I'd feel bad otherwise... have a good evening." A few steps and the gargoyle flew off abruptly, leaving Lunette to continue her journey to the door alone.

    With each step, her emotions became harder to control, excitement and joy and some guilt in there for being gone so long all seemed to fight for dominance. She tried her best to keep herself composed, taking in a deep breath before exhaling, and knocking gently on the red door. "This evening will be fine..." she quietly told herself, gripping the basket a little tighter and patiently waited, her tail swaying a bit faster as her mind tried to become filled with thoughts.

    Not tonight, brain.

    And then, she blep.
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Kev on Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:33 pm

    Excitement was present throughout the house, the occupants were eager for their guest to arrive. Livewire and Fear were still upstairs, putting the finishing touches and getting ready. Kev, the lucky reptilian, had no hair to style. All he needed was to pick out an outfit (with help from Fear and his color coordinating eye), flick away any stray bits of scale, and he was ready! Of course, the alien found that hair still played something of a factor. The moment his feet hit the wooden floor of the foyer, a happy Shally greeted him by rubbing against his khaki slacks. "Shally! No!" Kev hopped back onto the last step of the stairs, but it was in vain! Stray black fur seemed to bore holes right through Kev's pants, mocking him as they stood out like a sore thumb. Groaning in defeat, he nevertheless reached down to scratch around his cat's ears. "Nothing I can't fix..." He insisted, more to himself than to the cat who bumped his fingertips.

    Luckily, living in a house with so many animals meant they owned a trust lint roller. Kev took the chance to give his plaid shirt a once over along with the pants. Any stray bits that clung stubbornly to the fabric was easily plucked by his fingers and slapped onto the sticky roller's pad. The scaly man looked himself over, doing a little turn to make sure he looked presentable. A gentle knocking made him pause mid-turn, craning his head towards the door. The heads of several canines craned towards the door with propped up ears, though they were on their best behavior as none charged at the entrance. "Oh, coming!" He called out, setting the lint roller on an end table just in case Livewire or Fear would need it. Fingers roamed down the front of his shirt, Kev glancing over his buttons to make sure they were all tidy and fastened right. Smoothing it out, he tugged at the ends of his shirt to render it wrinkle free. The smoothing gesture continued down his pants as well, before the alien finally made his way to the door with a soft clicking of his shiny dress shoes.

    Opening the door, it was no surprise to find Lunette on the other side. Dressed in a cute dress, hair done up in a lovely ponytail, the alien stepped forward onto the patio to wrap his arms around her with a soft coo. "Ah Lunette, that dress is so cute! The belt matches with your boots!" The blep was like a cherry on top of an adorable sundae! Kev chuckled lightly before pulling away, dark blue eyes flickering to the basket. With the bright blanket on top, it looked perfect for a picnic. "Oh, do you need any help bringing that inside?" He offered, gesturing with a hand palm up to show that he wouldn't mind helping her to bring it in.


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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Lunette on Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:35 pm

    From the way it sounded, there were many... four-legged friends inside, as Lunette heard the clicking and clacking of their claws on the floor, anxiously waiting for someone to open the door until it went quiet, and the door opened. Lunette expected to be tackled by dogs, which made her tail fuzz up a bit more than usual, but luckily, only Kev in lovely attire was there, with... lots of dogs, waiting anxiously behind him. "Oh my~! Don't you look dashing!" Flicking her wrist at Kev's compliment and letting out a quick purr as she returned his hug, hesitating before handing the basket to him. It wasn't terribly heavy, but it was nice and warm, and the scent the spices were barely contained by the cloth. "Thank you, dear. I appreciate that, but I'd be happy to help with anything else~!" She may be a guest, but it was hard to let others serve her... it felt a little awkward almost.

    Once invited inside, Lunette entered the foyer, still a little cautious of the dogs. The home was lovely, and didn't smell as much of... canine... as she somewhat expected. A nice, warm feeling overcame her--a comfort she hadn't felt in a long time--and purred softly as she looked around, following Kev closely. "Your home is really wonderful, Kev." Eyes immediately focused on any and all dogs she saw, and added in a much quieter tone, "you've a lot of... dogs, too. They're nice to cats, right?" A soft smile crossed her face, but it was hinted with a bit of worry. Not a fear of dogs, but... one can't help but be a bit wary! She was a stranger, after all.
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Fear on Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:48 pm

    "Almost done, lass."

    Rugged hands worked meticulously, almost tirelessly, to tame the dense locks of a child's unruly hair. The remedy was simple: a tried and true style that had persisted through the ages. Though plain, it worked with her natural curl and brought out the beauty within its sheer volume alone. "Hmm... it's missing something," rumbled a deep, quiet voice. Calloused fingertips audibly rummaged around in a nearby drawer. "Ah, here we are." No hairstyle was complete without an accessory to top it off, and he had just the perfect one. It slid into her hair with ease, resting atop the celtic knot as if it were a perch. "There. You're all finished, Bumblebee." The same hands that gently teased her hair now urged her towards the door, where a certain feline bartender was undoubtedly eager to see the child. "Miss Kitty is already here," he noted, "and she'll want to give you a kiss.  Go on and head downstairs. I'll be there shortly." Heavy footsteps lumbered away and into the upstairs hallway, heading toward the master bedroom. Time to finish getting dressed.

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    His taste in clothing was, admittedly, conventional. A dark-green v-neck sweater was quickly thrown on, soon accompanied by a pair of dark khakis, leather belt, and shoes added to the mix. Last but not least, he spruced himself up with one of Lunette's favourite colognes - AXE Kilo - and made sure the gold ring around his finger hadn't suddenly become loose. When all looked fine enough in the mirror, he studied his choice of apparel one last time and made his way downstairs. He wasn't a moment too soon.

    "Hey, Lunette. Good to see you." Fear walked over and tried his hardest not to step on any paws, tails, or whatever furry appendage lay between him and their esteemed guest. "Pardon our mangy beasts; and yes, they're nice to cats." A shrill whistle was all it took for the panting mutts to go running, Metus leading the charge. He pointed once to the living room and off the pooches went, single file. "You know the drill," Fear said, closely watching their retreat. With them out of the way and Lunette no longer suffocated by canines, he stepped forward to help her with the plates. Not that she really needed any assistance, but he thought it was nice to offer and those tacos smelled absolutely divine. When it came to good food, sometimes Fear couldn't help himself. "Let me take that off your hands," he winked.

    Don't worry, they'll all make it safely to the dining table. "Kev, mind helping Lunette get comfortable in the other room while I see our little beggars out? Everything is already set up." From across the hall, several pairs of eyes stared pleadingly at the plate within their master's hands.

    Mmm, tacos...
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Livewire on Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:45 am

    And those locks of hers did need to be tamed. A child sat still and obdient as the mess of her hair was pulled into a more organized display. Having hair was one of the best, and one of the more annoying, aspects of being this particular kind of organic.

    On one hand, she very much enjoyed when it was played with. She liked to have it braided, or combed, or just fussed about with.  It was bascially a whole bunch of string sprouting from her scalp! Who wouldn't like that?  On the other hand, she hadn't been too enthused when she realized how much it got tangled.

    Discovering that hair was just as likely to stay attached to whatever it had tangled around than it was to stay attached to her head had been another unpleasant discovery.  That had stung.

    But now, though, Livewire was confident that the curls were in good hands. So she sat, uncomplaining, as her guardian tamed the locks.  A curious hum was all that answered Fear's musings.  From where she sat, she didn't exactly have a good idea of what was going on behind her head. No sensors left in her to sweep behind her, no computer in her head to calculate exact positions or bring up options. Just a big ol' squishy organic brain muddling through various inputs of sound, sight, and touch.

    Just like she wanted.

    The feeling of a clip sliding into her hair let Livewire know that this particular grooming session had come to an end. She hopped up when prompted, fingers immediately reaching behind her to poke at the newest addition. By touch along she recognized the brooch.  Oh, the kitty!  Tiresias in an accessory!  A bright smile lit up her face as her excitement at the coming event was only heightened.  

    Typically Livewire was wary about people coming to their little home.  It was a testament to the depth of her affections how Lunette was an exception to this.   The tyke nodded before zipping off towards and down the stairwell as her hands worked to smooth down her sweater over her simple black knee-length skirt. The white stockings and little black dress-shoes were an...interesting addition, but Livewire didn't mind all too much. A bit of discomfort with strange coverings was worth looking nice.

    The child bounded to the landing, zeroing in on her target the moment that feet hit the floor. No words were called out to Lunette, but the bright smile and arms open for a hug would hopefully convey her affections well enough.
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Lunette on Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:27 pm

    Not having to wait long, the sense of being watched alerted the cat to look around just a bit more. Her eyes darted to Livewire, who looked absolutely adorable and irresistable as her arms were open with obvious intention on a hug. A small purr kicked up in Lunette's throat as she approached, looking the girl over for a moment before carefully wrapping her own arms around her, bringing the child in close for a warm hug. "You look lovely tonight, sweetheart~" she complimented, her words finished with a purr. A small and gentle kiss was placed upon Livewire's forehead, just enough to leave a soft outline of her lipstick--which she wiped away softly afterwards. "You have the cutest accessories, too!"

    It would be a while before she would release Livewire from her hug, her nose wiggling at the scent of manliness as Fear approached, taking control over the herd of dogs with ease.

    "Mangy? They look rather well kept to me! I would expect no less considering their owners, though." If there was one thing for certain she knew about Fear, it was that he preferred things in order, which was a good habit to have. With the food taken care of and with little direction on what to do, Lunette stood and awaited Kev's instructions as not to accidentally knock something over or go where, perhaps, she shouldn't go. Even if she was just standing around, keeping close to Livewire and purring was just enough for now.
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Kev on Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:54 pm

    "Dashing?" A light chuckle sounded from the alien. "Why thank you~! I really liked how the colors looked... I'm glad it looks as good!" To say that the members of the house had been excited for this dinner date would be an understatement. It had been a while since they had had somebody over for dinner, particularly at a time when both Fear and Livewire would be able to enjoy the food! To have Lunette over at the same time? It was like a cherry on top. Each of them wanted to look nice. Not over-dressed, but...definitely dashing! Kev answered her purr with a soft trill, giving the soft woman a squeeze before he released her. Both hands went to the basket, one clasping around the wicker handle while the other supported it from the bottom. A lovely warmth emanated from the basket, as if it came from the very core of it. The scent of spices tingled at his nostrils, the scaly man crinkling them for a moment. What treats lay beneath that flannel covering?

    "Oh you are welcome! Thank you for making it!" The hand on the bottom of the basket gave it a pat. "You can definitely help set it up, if you want!" After all, Lunette may prefer her food be handled in a certain way. Stepping back into the foyer, Kev lingered by the stairs as he gave her room to step in. Chest puffing out proudly, he threw a glance at the house over his shoulder. Beige walls of the little room, beloved pictures that hung on the wall with care. Kev took in a deep breath of air through his nose. "Thank you. In all the time I've been here...my whole life, even... I think this is the first home I've really had." Odd, yet true. His eyes followed her's, to the pooches. "Oh yes! They actually really like Shally. She's more independent, so she usually ignores them. You'll be fine, I promise~!" He topped his pledge with a pat to her shoulder, and a small squeeze. The dogs would behave themselves, he'd make sure of it.

    First down the stairs was Livewire, the human girl's hair tied back in a braid. With a lovely kitty clip, a lilac sweater, and her cute black skirt, Kev couldn't help a soft 'squee' at the sight. "Aaw...~ You look adorable, sweetheart!" It brought to mind the image of taking her out to a formal dinner party. Even though she wasn't in a dress, he still found himself gleeful and beside himself with pride at just how cute the ensemble was. Somehow it seemed all the more classy and lovely. His dark blue eyes seemed to shimmer, hugging the basket to himself as the young girl embraced their guest. Fear did not keep them waiting, the brawny man making his way down the steps in a sweater that quickly caught his attention. Swiveling towards his partner, Kev was not subtle as his eyes traveled the length of the man's body. He remained quiet as Fear stepped up to command the dogs, the pack of canines quickly dispersing to the living room. Leaning ever so slightly in his boyfriend's direction, the alien stole a few sniffs of the cologne and proudly eyed the ring upon his finger. "You look handsome, keptoya. That green looks amazing on you!" And it fit in all the right ways.

    "Of course!" Allowing Fear to take the basket with a quick peck to his cheek, the alien stepped back as the man retreated to the room with the dogs. Set to let those dogs out to run to their heart's content, that just left Kev with their adopted daughter and their guest. "I guess we should go to the dining room!" It seemed logical, since Lunette had brought them food and the dining room was meant for...dining. He nodded towards the open archway to their immediate left, leading the way into a room with dark crimson walls. The table set was a dark brown wood, the thick white table cloth smelling of fresh laundry. A wooden cupboard that matched the table was set against the wall, empty for the most part and seemingly there mostly for decoration. The alien hovered for a moment, eyeing the chairs. There was more than enough seating for all of them, but there was the question of where they would sit? To cover up his awkwardness, Kev made a grand sweeping gesture to the table. "Go ahead and sit wherever you feel most comfortable!" He offered, and Lunette would find that wherever she decided to sit, Kev would pull the chair back for her.


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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Fear on Sun Oct 30, 2016 5:49 pm

    "You look handsome, keptoya. That green looks amazing on you!"

    Fear still had his wits about him, devoid of psychic abilities or not, and easily spotted Kev's not-so-subtle admiring (those big eyes of his gave it away). "Thank you, love. I've come to appreciate wearing different shades of green." It was quite a versatile colour, next to blacks and blues.

    While Kev saw Livewire and Lunette to their seats, that left Fear to handle the pups. "Go on now," he softly urged the panting canines, patient. With one hand and a steady balancing act, he managed to open the sliding backdoor and release them out yonder. Playful barks and bays filled the air as the dogs ran through the yard, their jaws snapping flying insects and their ears flopping. Even Percy, that roly-poly boulder of a mutt, found energy to trample behind the faster heels of Biddy and Metus. Amidst the dogs' excited cries, Fear's deep voice barely rose above them, "Behave while we're inside, and I'll see about giving out a few treats." They understood, if only the word 'treat', but ultimately kept up their shenanigans. Without his psychic influence and the ability to touch minds, communication between man and beast were not as simple as they once were. It was... sad, really. A small frown graced his features before Fear quietly slid the door shut. No benefits were without their drawbacks. He let the pooches enjoy themselves and the fresh air, soon returning to the others.

    "Sorry I'm late," he apologized, swinging Lunette's basket over a chair. Careful as not upset her dishes inside, he gently rested it upon the dining table and kept a solid grip on its wicker handle. Green eyes noted how no one was seated. "Hmm... it might be easier to sit two at abreast, here and here," Fear suggested. No one need sit at the heads of the table; that would make for a rather awkward dinner, wouldn't it? It also wouldn't be proper having a seat before the girls. "We'll wait for you and Livewire to sit first, Lunette," he echoed Kev's earlier offer. "Please, anywhere you two would like." There was plenty of room for everyone.
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Livewire on Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:17 pm

    If there was one thing that Livewire was unlikely to complain about, Lunette's hugs were that thing. Was. Whatever.  The child allowed herself a pleased grin as her small arms wrapped comfortably around Ms. Kitty and her face glowed warmly with the praise. Yes, she did look pretty cute, didn't she? All of that effort paid off quite well at the end of the day.

    The child greedily soaked up all of the attention which was so generously given to her but, alas, this was a multi-participant social event and so the lovely lady's attention was bound to be taken elsewhere. Her more scaly ([s]kinkshame[/s]) guardian earned himself a happy squint from the child as he reinforced the observations that yes, she was cute. She was super-cute.

    Downright adorable, this one. Just hope that she never realizes how much she could use her cuteness.

    As she was released at the entrance of the more "manly" of her caretakers, Livewire darted straight into the dining room with about as much patience and propriety as the dogs earlier showed. She was a girl on a mission, a mission to make her intentions clear with as few words as possible. The child wasted no time in taking moment to look at the dining room around them, as she lived in this home and was already quite familiar with it. The child quickly slipped into one of the comfortable chairs, looked meaningfully at Lunette, and then proceeded to pap the seat next to her as if it was a misbehaving pup.

    That would hopefully get the point across.
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Lunette on Sun Dec 11, 2016 3:36 am

    As some direction came her way, Lunette began walking into the dining room. It was quite nice, and felt rather homey as she looked around the table and chairs, her hand sliding off of Livewire's shoulders as the girl claimed a seat. Patting the chair next to her let Lunette know where to sit, which she appreciated, and with Kev's assistance, she sat down and was pulled in. "Thank you, dear," she purred to Kev--such a gentleman, he was! Just as Fear, who waited for the ladies to sit before they sat. It was such a nice feeling, having chivalry surround you. "Thank you again for letting me come over. I've been wanting to bring you all more food, especially since you all can taste now~" Lunette looked to Livewire with a smile that made her face scrunch a bit, excitement and love radiating from her face, "I made each of you a special dish I hope you'll enjoy."

    Once everyone had taken a seat, the feline paused for a moment, uncertain if she were to serve. As a guest, it was always the host's job to do things, but in all honesty... the idea of serving dinner to the three that shared their table with her was just so heartwarming to her, able to see their expressions as they take a bite of specially prepared meals. Getting up from her seat, the basket was brought closer to her as she opened it up, the scents of foodstuffs escaping and filling the room instantly in a mesh of herbs and spices, and Lunette removed a small package from the basket. As the plastic was ripped off, the decorated paper plates were separated and passed out, and the opening of silverware followed in a similar fashion.

    "I hope you all don't mind using plastic cups and paper plates, but I didn't want you to spend the rest of the evening cleaning plates!" While Livewire received a floral plastic cup, the gentlemen would find that plastic wine cups actually existed. They may have looked tacky, but they got the job done. And with the dishes set out, Lunette carefully removed the meals from the basket, spreading them closely along the table and each person's specific dish placed right in front of them for easier access. Sitting back down, Lunette purred softly as the scent of food and drink sent a nostalgic feeling over her, and looked at everyone eagerly to try their meals.

    "Go on, dears~ I want to know what you think!"
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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Kev on Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:59 am

    Well would you look at that! The wee lass was squinting her pleasure, a gesture that was quite familiar to a certain scaly man. Returning the scrunchy look, he was tempted to pinch her cute little cheek. He settled for miming the gesture instead before he turned his head over to Fear. "Between your eyes and your hair, greens of any shade look very natural on you." Kev gave his partner a cheeky wink, owlish eyes full of love and admiration. He drank the man in, from his bottom to his scalp. Grass green eyes and striking red hair, the lean alien considered himself a lucky man. "Though, I'd say my favorite shades on you would be colors like that shirt, and very light green." Anything too bright might make him look like one of Santa's elves.

    Ah, but there would be more time to fawn over Fear in the future! They had grub to eat, tables to sit at, and dogs to put outside. "Ah, you're not late at all!" He gave Fear a little nod of acknowledgement before heeding his words. Two people on each side it was! Respectfully waiting for the ladies to sit, Livewire was quick to claim a spot. A hand patted the firm white cushion, eliciting a firm snort from the alien. Let it never be said that the young girl didn't make her thoughts clear. Pulling out the chair for Lunette, he pushed it back in with a nod. "You're welcome! It's our pleasure, Lunette." Coming around the side of the table, Kev pulled out Fear's chair as well, before he finally claimed his own spot next to him. "We've definitely been looking forward to it. And you are welcome over here to visit, of course!" The fluff woman was like family, and most certainly beloved by this odd little trio. She was a guest they'd love to have.

    Eyes lighting up, Kev's fingers wriggled in the air for a moment. "Ooh, one for each of us~?" How nice! Remaining seated, he waited patiently for her to pull out everything she had in her basket. Paper plates and plastic cups, delectable smells that filled the air. Kev inspected one of the plastic wine cups, briefly distracted. "Ooh, did you bring a bottle, Lunette? If not, we might have one in the kitchen somewhere..." None for Livewire of course. Perhaps some nice juice, or even some soda? Next of course was the food, large and warm dishes that were set before each of them. The layered pasta dish earned the alien's attention, reminding him of a pizza. The tacos looked far stranger, and yet the smell made them tantalizing. He made a little note to himself, to try some of those when he was human in a couple of months. The thick bowl held Kev's own meal, an orange and creamy soup. At Lunette's urging, he scooped some of the soup into his thankfully thick plate, and wiped his hands on a napkin. Once he felt ready, he dipped his fingertips into the dish.

    "...!" There was a familiar element to this soup, and yet there were so new things too! Creating little swirls in the thick cream, Kev trilled his appreciation. "Ah, this tastes so nice. So earthy! This has carrots in it, doesn't it?" Before he could finish his first helping, the scaly man was already scooping just a bit more soup for himself. "Aah that hits the spot... Thank you for this lovely soup, Lunette!" He gave her a bow of the head, before turning his head to look at Fear and Livewire. He was eager to hear what they thought of their dishes.


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    Re: The Closest Way to A Family's Heart

    Post by Fear on Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:52 am

    It was... weird; almost in a surreal, mystical way. He never experienced anything like tonight.

    A solid elbow gently nudged into Kev's side, followed by a furtive wink. At ease, lad, at ease. No sense disturbing the ladies, right? And speaking of those lovely gals, it seemed Livewire and Lunette had already taken their places. He thanked Kev and took his seat, that incorrigible stomach of his gurgling. "Sorry," Fear chuckled, giving his abdomen a pat. "It's, uh, been a long, long time since I had one of these. Anyway, it's no trouble at all, Lunette. We're more than happy to have you over. You're welcome to our home anytime, even those two rascals." For someone like Lunette, who had a heart of gold and went out of her way to make everyone feel like family, it was the least they could do. Emerald eyes observed the feline woman beat him to the basket. "Oh Lunette, you don't have - " Too late. She had already unraveled everything, and was already doing all the work for them. No point in making any more of a fuss; Lunette seemed right at home. Fear eased his shoulders and gladly accepted his plate when offered, "Thank you. It smells great." Actually, everything smelled great...

    Lasagna for Livewire, a hearty soup for Kev, and a generous helping of tacos - mm, tacos - for himself. He particularly eyed the lass' dish. "Good call on the paper plates." Because that lasagna sure looked messy, alright.

    "Go on, dears~ I want to know what you think!"

    Hear that? That was an invitation.

    "Well, don't mind if I do..." With a cheeky grin, Fear leaned closer to Kev's meal, spoon hovering, and swiped himself a mouthful of soup. "Mmmmmm..." Hearty, thick, and oh so delectable. Fear could have sworn he died (again) and went to heaven this go around. "That is very, very good," he swallowed. "Thanks for the bite, love." You're just a peach, Kev~! The man wiped his mouth of all evidence, and looked to Livewire. "How's yours, lass? Good? Don't worry, I won't reach across the table and steal a bite." That's what midnight snacks were for. Besides, those tacos were practically begging for his attention.

    He cracked his knuckles and sprinkled a small dab of salsa onto his plate. "What about you, Lunette?" Fear asked, glancing up. "You brought yourself something to eat, didn't you?" It would be just like her to say that she already ate, or that she wasn't hungry; neither of which were good enough answers for him.

    Still, they couldn't possibly eat all this wonderful food and simply let her watch!

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