Tearfully, she looked at the ruins before her. Her heart crumbled under the weight of the pain.
She tried to put the pieces back together, but the effort was too much for her. She looked at the perpetrator who grinned. She howled in anger and helplessness.
Soft footsteps came up behind her. Warm kisses touched her cheek and strong hands lifted her up. She turned and sobbed into the firm shoulder. He gently lowered her,sat and put the broken toy back together.
Incredibly, she felt her heart begin to heal. She even turned and smiled at her little brother.