Jenny: A Long Day

Caleb frowned a little at the girl's suddenly reserved manner, but Lucretia simply brushed her hands off on her apron and said, "Has he? That's nothing new. But it's late and I know you and I have had a long day. Good night, Caleb. I will see you in the morning."

"Good night, Lucretia," he called. "Say good night to Gaius for me. And good night, Aithne," he forced out her name again. "Whenever you have time, come and rout me out to play on the harp a little. I won't mind you handling her."

He gave her a little wave as she was pulled off by Lucretia and fell to packing away his harp, pondering as he did so the unlikelihood of pulling her out again soon, considering the coming storm...

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