“Put the game down now,
“Aww…Ree-Ree, do I have to?”
“Yes, now put de game down,” Aurelia said firmly with flashing eyes.
“Do as she says,
Baron smiled, pleased to see his mother-in-law so supportive of Aurelia’s true role in
Baron’s smile widened when
“There’s one last thing I needed to talk to you about, Mama Emile,” Baron said, getting back to the business at hand. “And that’s your basket-making business,” he continued, ready to shock his mother-in-law and his wife, who had no idea what he was about to say next because he had not discussed it with her like all the other stuff.
“But I don’t have ah basket-making business,” Emile replied.
“You will, if you let me provide the capital for you to start one. Feel free to partner with your sister if you like and make it a real family business.” Baron grinned.
Emile and Aurelia gasped in shock. Yet it was Aurelia that looked at him with volcanic heat in her eyes.
At that look, Baron’s lower body swelled beneath his breakfast tray. He was going to get another night of hot passion behind this unexpected act of benevolence. He just knew it. Baron could hardly wait. But for now, he had to take in a deep calming breath to keep himself in check until then.
“Mama Emile, are you ‘bout to cry again?”
“Yes, but for happy reasons dis time,” Emile replied with tears already rolling down her cheeks.
“Same ting for you, too, Ree-Ree?”
“Yes,” Aurelia replied over the emotional lump in her throat.
As the two women got up to hug Baron, they continued to cry happy tears. Neither could believe their good fortune. And to think, Aurelia met this wonderful benevolent man while working as an exotic dancer!
Love truly could be found in the strangest places.