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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #16575 on: April 20, 2021, 12:55:34 AM »

[oh my god my heart so cute]

Sadie grinned down at her phone, wishing she was at home to see it for herself. She was glad to be pursuing a career and trying to do better, but it was hard to be grateful for it when Jaime was having moments like that with their niece. She wanted to be there to help.
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« Reply #16576 on: April 21, 2021, 12:42:01 AM »

It felt like she'd been waiting for hours before finally, two officers came to take Norah to see Elijah. The officers escorted Norah from her cell to the visiting area; she was handcuffed and sporting a dreadfully uncomfortable jumpsuit but none of that mattered much when her eyes met Elijah's. Norah sat down at the table across from him and wished she could reach out and hold his hand but she'd been strictly instructed that touching was not permissible; she assumed he'd been advised of the same. "Hey," she said, eyeing him with a small smile. Norah had made a promise to herself not to cry; she couldn't make this harder for Elijah than it already was. She could only imagine what was going through his mind seeing her like this. "I've missed you," she choked out, finding it more difficult to rein in her emotions that she'd anticipated.

?I?ve missed you too,? Elijah said, his voice wavering slightly as his eyes watered at the sight of her. He just wanted to take her away from her and protect her from everything, but he was completely useless here. ?Have...have you spoken with the lawyer?? He asked. 
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #16577 on: April 21, 2021, 12:59:34 AM »

Norah stared down at the table, finding it too difficult to look at Elijah and see his tears. She nodded after a moment, ?I spoke with him last night,? she said and then glanced over her shoulder at the officers standing nearby, keeping a close eye on her and Elijah. She sighed heavily, ?he said a conviction is unlikely at this point, which is probably why they?re trying so hard to get a confession,? she said. That officer moon knew Norah was guilty but couldn?t do much about it. Norah moved her hands a little closer to him, nearly forgetting that she couldn?t touch him; she needed to feel his hand in hers. ?My bail hearing is next week. He said it?ll likely be set at 2 million,? she said, not sure if he knew that yet or not. Of course the judge could deny her bail but her lawyer was confident that wouldn?t happen. ?We...we can?t afford that,? Norah said, staring at him with wide, fearful eyes.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #16578 on: April 21, 2021, 01:16:20 AM »

?We?ll sell the house up north and figure it out. Jaime said he?d help, and I?m sure Astrid and Jasper would too. I?ll do whatever I can, Nor,? he promised, reaching out so his fingers brushed lightly against hers. He saw one of the guards nearby shift and look at them so he quickly pulled his hands back into his lap.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #16579 on: April 21, 2021, 03:08:48 AM »

Norah?s lip trembled when he withdrew his hand, her heart aching terribly. When she had gone to that park, she hadn?t been thinking ahead; she had been so consumed with fear for Elijah. She blinked away tears and nodded, though sad to officially say goodbye to that house. It had been a gift from her parents and she hated that they had to give it up. ?How long will it take to sell?? She asked him, her hands trembling; it could be weeks before they got the money together. Weeks in prison. She closed her eyes and breathed in harshly.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #16580 on: April 21, 2021, 05:33:39 AM »

 ?I don?t think it?ll take long, it?s...it?s a great house. I?ll call a realtor today,? Elijah said. He could tell the idea of getting rid of it was hard for Norah, and it was for him too. But he didn?t have the same attachments there that she did, so he supposed he didn?t fully understand.
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Re: Gods and Monsters
« Reply #16581 on: April 21, 2021, 05:44:24 AM »

Norah hoped he was right, but it would still take some time for the sale to go through and then they'd have to worry about moving everything out. Norah looked at Elijah sadly, "I know we probably weren't going back there, but it's just...sad. We bought that house with my parent's money. It's the home we brought Daniella home from the hospital to," Norah tried to explain. "You have 5 more minutes," one of the officers advised them, "Fine," Norah replied tensely; she wasn't ready to say goodbye. "Elijah, they're transferring me to the women's facility tomorrow. it's...an hour out of town," she told him. It would only be until they could get the bail money together but still, it would be hard being so far away from him and Daniella. She wouldn't even have Sadie nearby; she'd be alone.
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