“Although we had to scrape for every morsel of food,” he had said, “Raven always made sure I got everything I needed—clothes, shelter, something to eat—even if Raven had to skip a meal or two herself.”
Often Val and Gideon would find some quiet corner of the ship to talk about his life with Raven, and Val grew to earnestly admire the young woman.
“Raven sees nothing she’s done as heroic,” Gideon had said. “But she kept me alive, and so she’s my hero all the same.”
Somehow, Valentine always forgot to ask Gideon about Raven’s duel personality.
Looking around the dinner table, Valentine noticed Josh was quiet as well.