There was a great deal of relief and a hint of a smile on Wellesley’s face as he watched them help each other to their feet.
“Well,” he said, “from what I gather, you’ve had quite an adventure. Things are obviously going to have to change around here but I don’t think anyone is in a fit state to make any decisions right now. Go home, get some rest, and we’ll talk about it tomorrow night.”
Emma left first, fending off Childermass’s attempts to persuade her that he had her best interests at heart and should definitely escort her home. Strange followed with his arm around Bella, somehow managing to make it look for all the world like he had just been on a cosy date and not a nightmare journey to another dimension.
Characters: William De Lancey/Colquhoun Grant
Summary: A short account of a conversation that takes place after the events of The Windmills of Your Mind which sheds some light on Grant’s past.
Author’s Notes: For onstraysod.