Kaylee was bubbling over with excitement. “There’s a lake, and an orchard, and –”
“Can I finish?” Mal raised his voice.
“Oh, sorry, Cap’n,” Kaylee said, not at all sorry really. “It’s just I know Bethany’s gonna love it.” She grinned at him.
“Fine.” Mal glanced at Freya and saw the laughter she wasn’t hiding very well. “Anyway. He’s been spending a little coin on it, so the house isn‘t too bad. And yes, there‘s a lake and an orchard.”
-- Monty's Place - Part I by Jane0904