Lys: Long Day

She smiled again at his determined use of her name. Suddenly shy, she bobbed her thanks at his offer to let her play- an amazing offer, the offer of a friend to a friend, from a stranger and a free man.

She followed Lucretia out the door, across the way, to a small room not unlike her room in Vortigern's household. Suddenly tired, she murmured a thank you to Lucretia, and as soon as the door was closed, collapsed on the bed, still dressed.

Moments later, she was sound asleep.

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