Tattletale and Imp headed off to collect the spoils. I settled down, silently fuming, keeping one eye on Night.
Silence lingered for a good minute.
“You can cheat,” Othala said.
They’re using that spell Victor mentioned. The communiwhatsit.
I bet this was half the reason Lisa left.
“Not now, O.”
“We open up the relationship. You do what you need to, just promise that if you don’t find what you’re looking for, you come back.”
Poly is absolutely a valid solution here.
I spoke up, “Not sure if it’s really true, given who you’re associating with, but don’t you deserve better than that?”
The way Othala described it doesn’t quite sound like a healthy poly relationship, though. Then again, I’m no expert on those.
Mostly it sounds like a concession. “Just keep me in mind, okay?”
“Shut your mouth-hole, heeb,” Othala snarled. “Butt out.”
It’s Hebert, actually.