...mily. We will be visiting your parents tomorrow. But now I'd like to formally invite you to meet mine. There is a festival due to start in a few days and it would be a perfect time to meet everybody and get to know my people."
"We'd be delighted," Trina replied. "We'll make arrangements immediately."
Just then the oven timer rang. Kris got up and headed for the kitchen. Trina followed saying, "Since dinner is ready, let's sort out the details at the table."
The rest of us trooped into the dining area. Since the house was purpose-built, it had a number of unusual features, one of which was a dining room with a bi-level floor. The large table was located at the junction and thus half of it was at a height suit able for taurforms to squat behind for dining comfort, while the other half had chairs suitable either for humans or humanoid morphs. Over a delicious roast meal, we learnt a bit more about each other and made plans to fly overseas. Kris had to decline because he had work commitments, but the rest of us, including Midnight, would all travel there in two days.
By the end of the meal, Red had overcome his shyness completely and had displayed the humor and sharp wit that Goldfur had told us had attracted hir so much. I was proud of my sister to have found such a delightful addition to our family and I hoped to get a chance to know him more intimately ...