Subject: Jenni nodded thoughtfully.
Posted on: 2017-11-02 13:33:34 UTC

"It's funny," she said. "Usually I'm the one having that effect on people. But I could never draw Derik out like this, either. I think it's the similar betrayal and bereavement... and drink."

"I can hear you, you know," said Derik, looking at her from under his brows. "I'm drunk, not deaf."

She jumped. "Er. Sorry."

He rolled his eyes and turned back to Thoth. "There's more, if you want to know. Less awful—almost funny, really. D'you want to know how I lost my eye twice in one day?"

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