/Cadel slid his hand into his pocket, touching the ring there briefly. It had fallen off the boy. He hoped, deep down, that if one day Thomas did return, that he could give it to him and explain everything he'd been missing his entire life about their world. Everything about the warrior he could be.
A shiver of ghost presence made his eyes slice over to the door and widen slightly. Shit. So soon? He palmed the ring in his pocket. Well, he had wanted Thomas to return - but how was he supposed to have known the ring was Lucy's? /