EDIT: Due to personal reasons, I will not be updating POM on 2/5. I’ll be back with the next page on 2/12. Thank you for your patience and support.

Miss Careine: Stop that chatter!
Avery: Yes, Miss Careine!
Pepper leans in to whisper in Avery’s ear.
Pepper: Why do you always follow the rules?
Avery, smiling: I don’t. Especially not when I’m with you.
Pepper is overwhelmed. Suddenly, she leans forward and plants a kiss on Avery’s cheek.