It was late January when Agent Joan MacAuliffe first met her new partner, and by the time Valentine’s Day rolled around, she knew just enough not to be too surprised by the small white box Agent Webster pushed into her hands.
"I thought- you know, it’s a holiday, and you and I work together and all," the visibly pregnant desk jockey said, grinning nervously. Blinking, Jo peeked inside- three red velvet cupcakes were nestled together inside, the cream cheese frosting heavily dusted with pink sugar.
"Oh, wow. Thanks, Kip," Jo said sincerely, and smiled at the hugely pleased expression on the new agent’s face.