Gosh, the whole last bit of this chapter was incredibly sad. It nearly had me in tears, and I'm not one to get choked up on stories. Nicely done!
Author's Response: I have to admit it choked me up a bit when I wrote it. Glad to know that it moved you as well.
I liked this! It's really good.
Author's Response: Thanks for the encouraging words. Next chapter being submitted today.