Whispers

 
 

names

Oddly enough, it's Rebecca that starts them healing.

Over the breakfast table, Becca and Liv are planning out their crayon picture of the family in some mixture of English, Cajun interjections, and baby talk. "What's her name?" she demands suddenly.

Rogue inhales sharply and Remy nearly drops his spoon.

Liv peers curiously at both of them.

It's only hours later, after talking and crying and talking some more, that Rogue asks Remy to pick, and he wonders why she leaves it to him. But he doesn't ask when her eyes and tone are so serious.

They name her Mercy Marie.
 


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