Archie looked away from his friend. He was so jealous of the emotion in Colin’s eyes that he felt quick sick with it.
“Daughter?” John picked up on the point that Archie had missed in his green haze.
“Yes. Annabelle’s decided this one’s a girl, and she was right the first time.”
“Yes?” Archie replied, looking at his cards and not letting Colin see the hope flaring in his eyes.
“Want to join me?” He asked lightly, but Archie saw the awareness in his eyes. Colin knew him better than almost anyone and Archie knew that he wasn’t doing a good job at hiding his eagerness to return to the ballroom.