"Oh, hey Mom! Glad I caught you. You said you wanted to talk to me, right?" Danny gave his mother a smile, catching her in the lab as he was heading back from a quick patrol. "Do you need to get Dad, or was this something else?" While he wasn't precisely avoiding his parents like he had before, he still didn't often stick around long, at least, not until the news about the GiW came out.
Maddie gave a small smile, gesturing to the rolling computer chair beside her. “Hi Sweetie - why don’t you come have a seat, okay?” She folded her hands in her lap, absently playing with her fingertips through her gloves. “I think it’ll just be me and you this time, Danny - your father’s busy buying some new fancy tools that caught his eye.”