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Midwinter AssignmentDawn was just breaking over Thorn-Crown city. It was cold and a slight mist hung in the air. Hopefully, it would be burnt out by the sun before it got too late in the day.
The streets were silent and deserted. But, if you listened closely enough, you could hear the crunch of tiny feet through the frost.
Morticia sighed, her breath ghosting out from her sewn lips to join the mist. She pulled her coat tighter around her, blocking her body from the frozen assault.
Normally, she would have waited until after the Midwinter festival before she took a job, but this was urgent. Urgent enough even to risk her freezing to death. You will have to remember, readers, cold to us is deathly to someone as small as Morticia.
Morticia pressed her back to a cold stone wall, looking up to judge the distance between the ground and the window she was trying to get to. Measuring the distance she would have to climb with her eyes.
After only a few momets, she took out a grappling hook and threw it as hard as
The Top ReactionAce sighed and knocked on the door.
He had to tell Rhi about Top Hat today.
To be honest, he'd hoped to delay it for as long as possible.
But, Top Hat was out, so now was the perfect time.
"Come in." Rhi said.
Ace went in and sat down. "I have some big news for you, Little Spade~"
Rhi narrowed her eyes at him. "Don't call me Little Spade."
Ace ignored her and went on. "Well, erm... Top Hat... is pregnant."
"WHAT?!" Rhi shouted, jumping up.
Ace winced. "Calm down, it's not that big a deal~"
"Yes it is! It's very much a big deal!"
"Ok, if she wasn't having triplets it would have been a small deal, I'll admit-"
Rhi glared. "Look, Ace! You should have been more careful! We can't have another accidental pregnancy-"
Her eyes widened a little when she'd realised what she'd said, and it was Ace's turn to glare.
"What do you mean?"
"I-I mean, one of the new barmaids is pregnant. She says it was an accident, and people have been gossiping. They say it was you."
"But I've only ever got Top Hat pr
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