away from both churches it caused their families to disown them for a time. Thankfully, they’ve since smoothed things over and all is calm. For the most part anyway.”
The waitress set their milkshakes down and took their orders.
Amy took a sip. “Are you serious? Their families disowned them?”
“Aye, sometimes religious folk are more concerned wi' traditions than they are wi' God. To them, my parents raising us away from their churches was a betrayal, but all this is in the past. Yer asking questions about my heritage to avoid discussing coming wi' me to Scotland.”
“Fine. Let’s discuss it.” She furrowed her brow. “As much as I want an explanation for why you asked Zach to give me time off for a trip to Scot-land, I don’t know if I’m prepared to hear the reason.”
“I hoped ye micht consider coming along as my bride.”
She choked on her milkshake. “We’re not married.”
He pulled out a ring box. “We kin fix that.”
She opened her mouth to speak but closed it again to keep herself from saying something she might regret.