It was cold, the floor was always cold. Bare foot or with socks. The coldness seemed to spread with each step, like walking on ice. But it didn’t matter so much tonight.
He flung the duvet back and they woke with a start, their eyes suddenly ablaze.
“Is it time?” they asked, sitting up and pushing back into the deep plush pillows.
“It is, let’s go.” He spoke, calmly but with an urgency…..