From A to Z (part 10)

by Culture Shock w/ Mike Schwartz
originally published at 11:56PM on Sunday, December 09, 2007

“So how long are you in for?? he asked.

“Just a couple nights and then some intensive recuperating at home.?

“You mean at my house,? he interjected.

She just smiled, “I made them promise to let you stay whenever. But if you want to, you can go home and rest,? she quickly added.

“Are you kidding me? I’m here for the long haul, Kiddo,? he confirmed as he plopped in a chair.

“In that case, come make yourself comfortable. That’s gonna kill you if you sit there all night,? she said as she scooted over and patted the space in the bed next to her.

“I think the beds are for patients only,? he countered.

“Well, if they demand on me staying, they are just going to have to deal,? she retorted.

Ultimately, they ended up sharing the bed, Xailey falling asleep in Aiden’s arms with him stroking her hair and planting soft kisses on the top of her head.