THEY HAD a routine in the evenings, one that Evan silently cherished. He was a creature of habit, something that had only increased as he aged. Evan always showered first while Scott locked up the house and made sure Princess had water in her bowl. Then he brushed his teeth, and when he was done, they switched, Evan leaving the water running as Scott passed him a towel, then took his place. Some nights Scott finished quickly and got into the shower with Evan. That was the sort of deviation in routine Evan was just fine with.
I cannot skim this fast enough.