All the resentment I’d let turn me bitter would fade at the sight of him mired in work.
The contentment, the pure bliss he found in caring for their pudgy, scaly hides made me reevaluate my choices, consider perhaps I didn’t need to argue or fight any longer, just…let it all go.
I imagine some bad boy’s reform once he finds the man who can show him a different side of life. Like the smile you give to absolute strangers that might just brighten their day a little bit, except more…and better! :)
What would your two line story be?