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Last week, Kendryk and Teodora finally met and were super fake-nice to each other. This was followed by several days of difficult negotiations in which they hashed out the details of the trial. Teodora is being a brat, but Kendryk gets his way on nearly every point. The one they can’t agree on is whether or not Landrus should be allowed to speak in his own defense. Teodora is adamantly opposed, but Kendryk finally suggests they leave the matter open and they’ll talk again before the trial’s end. With a smidge of creative punctuation.
She stared at him for some time, one corner of her bottom lip caught in her teeth. “It seems reasonable,” she said. She’d probably been wondering what sort of trap he was setting. “But I’m not committing to anything.” She shook her head and a hint of a smile crossed her face. “It seems you would have made quite a lawyer, Prince Kendryk; I rather wish you’d become one so I could deal with someone else right now.”
“I was meant to become a priest, or maybe even a Maximus someday, but I never considered law,” Kendryk smiled.
“Oh, well, religion is very similar, you know.”
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