I was packing bags once again. The excitement to travel back to the summer house kept my heart beating and beating. I longed to see Fiona and everyone else. They will be truly surprised about the soon arrival of my child.
I no longer see my feet, my belly seems enormous, but I do not worry. Everything will be fine. There is nothing that stands in my way. I have Edmund, Victoria the support of the nation. I wish for no more.
I feel warm fingers sneak in between my own. As on a queue, my child stirs within me signaling my slight excitement of how I feel. Edmund's hand tightens stronger and I look up at him as the soothing warmth fills my heart.
"This time I will not let you out of my sight, Thea. None of you..."
"And I will not even try..." I kissed his smooth lips.