bq). "M'Lady" I insisted. "We can't. There is no lord to the west, but that does not give us leave to march there as we please, and the west holds risks enough." It was nothing she did not already know, I knew, and while I took satisfaction in being …
Yue Ying Kedan
bq). "One should never make a promise she can't keep. The world is a bitter place, but it is better to accept this than the comfort of a lie." She was right, of course, but at that moment I found her simply aggravating.
"I made no promises." I …