The first niggling suspicions catch Rogue off guard. It couldn't happen that fast.


She wakes up and rolls out of bed each morning feeling like she spent the previous night at a stormy sea. At breakfast, nothing can tempt her, not even Remy's Cajun cooking. He furrows his brow at her with concern. She feels off kilter and tired all the time. Rebecca seems oblivious to her mother's rapidly shifting moods and symptoms, but Rogue can see the questions beginning to dawn in Remy's watchful gaze.

Finally he asks her outright.

Rogue surprises them both by bursting into tears.