I remember when we came here last. Nothing here has changed, except me.
I sat right here and had breakfast with Michel. He love to tell wild stories even back then.
And this is where my father told me about being a legacy heir and what that meant.
Remember when we were here last, Michel?
Yes, it was the best! You almost set yourself on fire. I laughed so hard.
I did not! It just surprised me is all.
Well, I never expected to fall in love especially with someone so much older than me, and an alien as well. Little Harley would never have expected that. I know we had such a short time together, and he never got to watch the kids grow up. But I wouldn’t have traded Darin for anyone else in the world.
You know I was kind of nervous about drinking the potion of youth so young. I knew it would mean that we’d be here longer than our spouses.
Yeah, I was nervous too. But I think it was the right thing since the kids are adults now with families of their own. Or mostly. Now, though, we’ve both gotten our letters from the Grim, the “get your affairs in order” letter.
That surprised me when I opened it up, I thought all that exercise would pay off.
Ha! Yes. He is impossible. Imaging inviting a girl he barely knows on our vacation.
So Bane, about Anne –
-Alice. And yeah, I know, it was a bad idea. She’s miserable here. But I thought she liked me and she came didn’t she?
Probably she didn’t want to say no. But you know you were rushing things.
Don’t worry about it. The right person will come along soon enough – you’ve got days left before you even need to think about drinking a potion. And as a guy, you’ve got it easier. Time is your friend here.
I just want a family. Like we had when I was growing up. Plus, I was kind of hoping you’d have a chance to meet your grandkids. I’m sure you’d make a great grandmother.
Ha. That’s a kind thing to say, son. But I’m evil, mischievous, and far too career-oriented. I’ll make a great evil ghost to terrorize them though. That’ll be fun.
Seriously though, I don’t want you to rush and be miserable. I know my end is coming soon. But just know that I am proud of you and all you’ve achieved so far. You’ll do this legacy proud.
Don’t say that mom. You’ve still got plenty of time.