She sighed, realizing this, and turned to her dæmon, but she didn't need to say anything. He knew exactly what she was thinking, and he became a kitten so he could settle on her lap and comfort her. She smiled again, softly scratching the back of his ears, and he purred. He looked at her and seemed to be smiling, and he nodded up at the sky, towards the stars.
"Someday, Marisa. Someday," he assured her, as she wrapped the cloak around both of them.