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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13245 on: October 26, 2020, 12:42:23 PM »

Jaime knew immediately that his question had hit a nerve and he felt bad; he'd have to ask Sadie about it earlier as it had seemed Norah confided in her.

Norah closed the fridge and faced Elijah, her eyes already wet and slightly puffy from her earlier shed tears, "Do you want to take her while I warm up the milk?" Norah asked him
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13246 on: October 26, 2020, 12:45:58 PM »

Sadie got up and stood in the doorway to the kitchen. She didn?t know what Jaime had said, but it was obvious it had hit close to home for Norah.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13247 on: October 26, 2020, 12:53:16 PM »

Elijah nodded and gently took their daughter from Norah, cracking her close to his chest.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13248 on: October 26, 2020, 12:58:35 PM »

Jaime spotted Sadie in the kitchen doorway and went over to her, "I think I've said something to upset them both," Jaime whispered as he watched Norah put the bottle in the microwave, her hands shaking as she did so. "You know, maybe Sadie and I should get going. It's getting a bit late and i have some things to take care of still tonight," Jaime said.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13249 on: October 26, 2020, 01:10:16 PM »

Sadie grabbed Jaime?s hand, raising her eyebrows at him. ?Yeah, we best get going,? she agreed. ?Norah, text me about those bridesmaids dresses, eh?? She added with a small smile, trying to bring her friend away from the brink.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13250 on: October 26, 2020, 04:56:37 PM »

?Oh,? Elijah turned and then nodded to them. ?Thanks for coming by, it was nice to see you guys.?
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13251 on: October 27, 2020, 06:22:47 AM »

Norah turned to Sadie, trying to smile as best she could, "I will, of course," Norah said. She looked between the couple, "yes, thank you for coming. We...we really appreciated the thought," Norah echoed Elijah.

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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13252 on: October 27, 2020, 06:28:31 AM »

Sadie nodded and grabbed her jacket, heading for the door. "Maybe we'll drop by again soon. Have a good night."
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13253 on: October 27, 2020, 06:32:28 AM »

Norah was a little worried about them leaving because it would mean she and Elijah would have to talk. "You too," she said quietly as Sadie and Jaime walked out the front door.

Jaime walked with Sadie back to their car, Nova sniffing at the grass as she followed behind them, "What's going on with them? Did she tell you what happened?" Jaime asked her, still feeling bad for upsetting them with his question.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13254 on: October 27, 2020, 07:54:53 AM »

Sadie nodded and got in the car, waiting for Jaime to get in before she spoke. "It was bad. She had a miscarriage," she explained. "What did you say."
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13255 on: October 27, 2020, 09:19:30 AM »

Jaime went very quiet for a moment, just trying to imagine what those two were feeling. It was unimaginable. ?My god, that....? he started then swallowed hard. Everything made much more sense to him. ?I asked if they wanted to have more children,? Jaime admitted, looking over at Sadie
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13256 on: October 27, 2020, 10:40:19 AM »

She bit her lip, realizing just how awful Norah must be feeling. "She and Elijah have been having a rough go of it too," she told him. "I think I'm gonna try and get Elijah to spend a few hours with me, I'm hoping I can talk some sense into him for her."
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13257 on: October 27, 2020, 11:06:35 AM »

"I got that sense from Elijah. I don't know how much that would help," Jaime said, "if their troubles are about the Bears, he's not changing his mind," Jaime said, understanding how difficult of a position the guy was in.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13258 on: October 27, 2020, 11:13:11 AM »

Sadie shrugged. ?Well we went through almost exactly the same thing. Maybe if I talk to him, he?ll understand how much he stands to lose.? She knew it wasn?t only Elijah?s fault, but she still thought it would be necessary.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #13259 on: October 27, 2020, 11:21:03 AM »

"You can try, but I did talk to him a bit about all that," Jaime said, shaking his head, "I don't think Norah is really willing to compromise either though," Jaime said, at least that was how it seemed. "I imagine...what happened...hasn't helped matters. God, that must be so hard," jaime said as he started up the car.
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