Violet looked up from buttering her warm buttermilk biscuit and gave Victor a look which clearly stated What are you kidding me?
He sat down with a wounded expression on his face. “Apparently not,” he mumbled.
“Victor, you were gone all of ten minutes. Do you honestly think I can’t live without being in your presence for that long?”
“Was hoping,” he grumbled. "Thought we were happy together."