The sky was clear, filled with bright stars. Jenna pulled her arms around herself, trying to keep warm as the cool night breeze softly rustled the trees and leafs around her. Just as she was about to turn and go back into the house, she felt Alaric's hands wrap around her waist, one of them resting atop her own on her belly, which had grown considerably in the seven and a half months since they had found out the good news. Alaric smiled into her hair and kissed the top of her head. He'd always wanted to be a father and that had been the one thing that Isobel had declined. He never knew why she didn't want kids, but now he suspected it was because she always knew that she would turn. What would the point of getting knocked up if she'd be a vampire in the near future?
As Jenna leaned against him, Alaric entwined one of his hands with hers. "Beautiful night out here, isn't it?" Jenna said and looked up at him. He gave her a light kiss on the lips before shaking his h