"Relax," Donna smile. "Any minute now."
"That's supposed to help me relax."
"Oh, Kieran. Sit down. Please."
He sat, clasping his hands to keep from jittering, and gave her a slightly desperate look. "This is it, Donna. Meeting Tiala."
"Yes. Meeting Julia. My love..."
She sighed. "Kieran. Do remember that she knows very little of her past - and even so, she's not likely to want to jump into a relationship with you. She doesn't know you. And really - you don't know her."
"I know Tiala."
"You do not know Julia."
John tapped the doorjamb gently. "Guys? They're here."
Kieran stood, smoothed his pants, and walked toward the door.
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