Santiago stood patiently in line, his posture having been perfected over the years. His hand was interwoven with Ana's by his side, his fingers tightly attached to hers. He leaned in forward, giving her a quick kiss on the forehead - no, he knew how nervous she got when put in front of Aro. He'd never quite been sure why, because they adored her, but his love wasn't the type to get cocky.
Like Afton by his side, Santi's eyebrows rose at the interaction between Aro and Elena. No one
made Aro happy, and Elena had. "You know what that was?" Santi mused, leaning in close enough to Ana's beautiful hair that his whisper was barely audible. He trusted the rest of the guard, but some things were better heard only by Ana.
"No idea," said Ana, her hand trembling.
((Anyone here? It's good to be back