Auden gave him a smile (Ira raised his eyebrows; Auden smiling was not uncommon, but Auden smiling genuinely was rare). "It's pretty annoying," she affirmed, without the slightest consideration for the fact that Ira and Fox were standing right behind her and could hear her perfectly clearly, "Honestly, it's bad enough that I have to be here at all. Our mother made us come. She thinks I'm not old enough to babysit, even though I'll be fourteen next month. She's ridiculous." She paused from her tirade, realising that she had not introduced herself. "I'm Auden, by the way."