[Quickly realises his mistake, cursing under his breath before crouching down in front of her, taking her hands in his] Shit, Svale, I’m sorry, I just—
[Grimaces lightly and gives up trying to form any helpful sentences, and simply wraps her in a warm hug while he softly whispers,] Shh, calm down, Mari, please, just breathe..
It might just be me getting worried for nothing cause I see everybody saying we’re infertile and can’t have kids but some HAVE gotten kids. So I don’t know, I’m just scared. *JUst gonna hug back, sniffling a bit*
I might just be sick but I’d rather be sure, you know?
[Keeps quiet for a little while, licking his lips and taking a few steadying breaths himself. The topic wasn’t an easy one] Yeah, it’s— I don’t think you can really know until it’s.. been tested. I’m honestly not sure how people’ve done it. Luck? [Laughs shakingly, before clearing his throat and hugging her closer]
I’m sure it’s nothing— and hey, if it is, we’ll deal with it in one way or another, okay Svale? [Strokes her hair softly] Don’t worry about it…