He wrapped one arm around her small shoulders, keeping his other hand on the wheel. With a soft smile, he turned his head and planted a kiss to the top of her head, his hand rubbing up and down her side. "We're almost home, lovey," he informed her, even if it went without saying, considering they'd traveled this route numerous times before. Granted, they hadn't been coming from McDonalds in the past.
"I haven't heard you coughing much since we left the college. Sounds like you're doing a bit better, eh?" His dark brows stitched inquisitively, stealing a glance down at her. "Or is there still some pain lingering in that little body that I don't know about?"