...nd live happily. So, what will it be?” Ben's parents looked at him, and while his mother was pale and looked nervous, Ben noticed that his father was grinning slightly.
Finally his father held out his hand and said calmly. “You may be my son, but my brother was right. You have become a man, and a damned good one I might add. You stood by the woman you loved and stood up to us and her parents, took responsibility for you're actions, and aren't running away from you're obligations and responsibilities. I may need a little time to get used to the idea of you marrying Gwen, I can accept it. You are no longer human, and neither is Gwen. Grandpa is right, the rules and laws of man no longer apply to you.” He smiled and hugged his son. As he stepped back he said. “I understand that you two will probably move to another town so you can have a regular relationship, but please keep you're mother and I informed. If, uh, when you two get married, invite us to the wedding. And if you do become a Plumber, tell you're mother and I all about it.” Ben grinned and hugged his father and mother. He turned back to Gwen who was talking to her parents, both of whom were smiling slightly and whispering to her.
Gwen looked up at Ben and smiled slightly. Ben grinned back, gripping something in his pocket, unsure what to do. The meeting had ...