Before Gustave or Aimee descended over the house, the famiyl was already in full swing for the holidays. The two former maids cooking , the grandfather entertaining the youngest children and Javert holed up inside his office.
Everyone was pleased that Cosette had returned to her happier self. Even as she baked in the kitchen with her two friends, they coudl see her spirit could not be dampened. ”So many happy tidings for this year,” Madeline said. ”I’m glad such joy could be returned.”