Got through the writing gridlock from yesterday and managed a little over 2,000 words.
“You think if I beg him, that he will let me return.”
Askari exhaled deeply. “I might have hoped you would be willing to ask if you could come back.” He turned and they locked eyes yet again. “Would it be that terrible? Going back to work with Machi? You were so proud when he selected you to be his Saat.”
“I was young. I thought I was in love with Machi. I would have done anything he’d asked of me. So long as I could breathe in his scent, I was thrilled to do anything.”