Martha, Cadence’s mother, is one of my favorite characters. She has a short part, but she’s got some great dialogue. She’s a good woman with a kind heart, who is concerned about her daughter’s happiness. On their way to the mysterious safe location, Cadence and Scott stop at her mother’s house to drop off the cat. Martha, is cooking butter beans. The temptation is too much for a Southern boy like Scott. She invites him to have some while they talk.
Cadence served him a plate of collard greens and butter beans. He thanked her with a contented grin. “My mama fixes these, but I never get any. I don’t see her too often.”
“For shame on you. My Caydee’s a good cook. She fixed you anything?”
“We had lasagna a couple nights ago,” he replied. “It was delicious.”
“So, how long you two been dating?”
“Couple months,” Cadence replied…
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