Riley was still getting used to being called that by Caleb. Now that he and Tony were engaged, Caleb considered him family. It was…nice. He nodded to his wulfric then turned to walk away.
He heard Caleb take a sniff. “You’re excited about something.”
Riley grinned and turned back. “Yes, Tony is taking me out on a date.”
Caleb gave him a small smile. “You’re engaged.”
“Yes. Which makes it that much better.”
He clearly didn’t but Riley didn’t want to explain. Explaining would ruin the high he was currently on at the thought of his upcoming date. “I have to go now. Goodbye Alpha.”
“Good luck on your date.”
Riley gave Caleb a short wave as he walked away. “Thanks!”
Tony was headed up to the room he shared with Riley when they visited Caleb when he saw his uncle. “Hi Uncle Caleb.”
Tony stood for a second, waiting to see if Caleb had more to say. He’d learned as a child that his uncle wasn’t really a people person. Caleb wasn’t big on words but when he spoke, he expected to be heeded. Tony always waited to be dismissed.
“I hear you’re going on a date.”
He wasn’t remotely surprised that Caleb knew. “Yes. I’m taking Riley to the movies.”
“Have you been on many dates?”
Tony frowned. “No, not really. But I spoke to Dre and he said that as long as I pay for everything, let Riley get as many refreshments as he wanted and gave him the last of the chocolate covered raisins, I would be fine.”
Caleb snorted softly and Tony watched him with narrowed eyes. Was his uncle laughing at him?
If he was, he hid it well. He sounded like his normal, stern self when he said, “Sounds like good advice. I hope you have an excellent evening.”
Tony watched as Caleb began to walk away. His uncle suddenly stopped and turned to look at him. “I would suggest a movie that doesn’t require intense concentration. And perhaps you should take the convertible. I’ll leave the keys in the dish by the door.”
“Okay. Thank you Uncle Caleb.”
“You’re very welcome, Tony.”