... TLC and he’ll be back to normal. I bet a message and a hot bath would be okay, maybe a little walk around would help too. I’m sure a small vacation from fighting evil is just was Ben needs.” Ben, catching all of her hints, blushed and looked at Gwen who had also gone slightly red. Kieli smiled at Max and Verdona, “There’s a carnival in town and I’d be happy to take Ben and Gwen if y’all want to catch up?” Elliot smiled and kissed his daughter’s forehead.
Gwen felt a slight pull at her chest as she realized how much she missed her own dad. Elliot gently hugged his daughter and playfully smacked her on the butt, “Show them around, and I don’t want a bit of trouble from you, young lady. Off you go, behave.” Kieli giggled and tried to get away from her dad, who swatted her butt again, “Don’t let me hear you talking like that again. I know what a ‘walk around’ is, young lady. I’m not deaf to the newer expressions out there.” Kieli giggled and grabbed Gwen’s hand.
“Come on, you two. We’ll take the baby with us and let the folks talk about the old days.” Gwen smiled and walked hand in hand with Kieli as Ben walked on her other side. For some reason, this girl was inviting and lovable. She seemed to be aware of this fact as well. When Gwen opened her mouth Kieli spoke.
“I’m part of a race called the Trinity. More correctly, my ...