It's a quiet night home for Clair. Far too many nights are quiet nights home. But she can find contentment in moments like this, spent reading in the main room with Angie drowsing heavily under her arm and Nova a warm weight across her bare feet. Her attention is only slightly split, her tentacles in the kitchen doing the dishes.
Open to all inhabitants of the lab, and Doctor Grey. - The Laboratory
(where sometimes things go 'boom'.)