February 24th, 2011

San/Ashitaka

Drabble Prompt: Family

He was nicknamed ‘Huckleberry’ before he was even born. Neither of them had ever meant for it to stick like it did, but somehow it just fit him too well to drop.

“PIG!” said Huck, pointing down at the animal from his father’s lofty shoulders. “PIG! LOOK! PIG!”

“That is a pig, champ,” Riley praised him.

Sam smiled and slipped her hand into his as they kept walking. “Do you want more of these?” she asked idly.

“Already? I thought we agreed, six sows for the first year.”

She giggled, then stopped him and kissed his cheek. “I’m pregnant again.”