Aida asks Lorian a favor.
Lorian and Aida escape into Roma City.
Aida and Lorian have a nighttime conversation.
Beatrice comes home.
“What do they mean they can’t do it?” Zaahir asked a knight as he left the meeting room. “It must be done. Bring this to my mother for me.” From his pocket, he unfolded his proposal letter. “Let her see that with a few renovations to the neighboring land, we can lengthen the school and … Continue reading Chapter XIV: Zaahir, Two Days Before
Lorian goes to Missus Sharma's.
Aida steered frightened Ether back on course. “Wait! Give me back my things!” “Hold on!” Lorian said. “She might be dangerous!” “She’s me,” Aida said, but she didn’t know how much weight that carried. From years of being alone, she knew herself inside and out, from her faults to her gifts. Never would she’ve been … Continue reading Chapter XII: Welcome To Roma
Aida finally wakes up.
Lorian tries to save Aida.
Lorian meets an unfamiliar friend.