Sam carefully sat down and set his cane aside. “For you and me, it was love at first sight,” he remarked. “You were so carefree. I said I’d keep you safe, but it was you who looked out for me.”
Sam stared at the warm blue eyes that peered back at him.
“If it weren’t for you, who knows where I’d be now,” he grinned. “Sit,” Sam said, patting the seat beside him with a shaky hand. Without being asked twice, Mikey the husky huddled up next to Sam as a fire in the fireplace began to crackle.