Getting there! I’ve been having a lot of fun getting into this story. I may even be able to continue past my goal once I’ve reached the 20k!
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“My brother is an exception, not the rule,” Leah interjected, and then looked down hastily. “Forgive me, Your Majesty.”
“It’s … that’s quite alright,” Cole said, the sound of pleasant surprise coloring his voice. When Leah looked up, keeping her embarrassment on her face, he had a faint smile on his face. “I could not have put it better myself.”
There are many things in which you could not best me, O King, Leah thought to herself, though she merely nodded.
“Thank you, sir.”