Once she was out he pulled the window shut and popped the screen back in before leading her along the roof to the side of the house. From there it was an eady climb down using the ivy tower against the house, "So where to?" He adked as they set off along a pretty well beaten foot trail that wasn't within view of the kitchen or sitting room.
"I think if anything your brother owes us for not giving us a heads up this shit was happening," Red rolled his eyes, "there's no way my parents sent yours a random, sudden invitation yesterday and they're just neatly here with no complications whatsoever. Nope. I'll bet you both our mothers have been in some kind of cruel, side eyeing collusion since whichever one of 'em first saw that god damn tabloid."
"Let's go back up and get fully dressed then," he murmured, stepping back up the stairs so they could sneak back to his old room and change into something more appropriate for saddling up and riding off somewhere quiet.
The next morning neither of them had been eager to get out of bed and join the family. They'd stayed nestled in to enjoy one another's company in private. It wasn't till nearly eleven that they finally got dressed enough to venture down.
Halfway down the stairs Red jerked to an abrupt halt, "Is that your fucking mother I hear?" he hissed as he listened to the conversation from the kitchen.