Hank tells them for the first few weeks it won't be strong enough to be dangerous around the children or Remy. Remy watches Rogue's face carefully for her reaction. She's strong. He doesn't have to catch her then. "Gives us time, non?"

There is time to touch and feel their way into a new set of rules, time to figure out if the children are resistant or immune.

Hank's original figures run through Remy's head at night and by day. How long, how much, how often.

"Don't think we'll need that cloth, chérie."

He is rewarded with a shy smile.