… I think this might be the first time Margot has smiled in the story? It wasn’t intentional, really, but it sort of worked out nicely, if it is. Because this is the stuff she lives for: the possibilities. Of course, she tends to see those possibilities through rose tinted glasses. >.> But it’s not time for her sales pitch juuust yet! We’re off to another setting next week, to catch up with Oriane.

(And hey, thanks again to everyone who has been reading and commenting! These lecture hall scenes are a bit of a nightmare, but they’ve been a little easier to grind through with y’all’s encouragement.)

The next update will be Monday, April 10.