Huh? I… I made it? 😛
I don’t want to say a lot tonight, so let me just leave this tidbit: the last two or three days of writing have only been tangentially connected to the plot, but a lot of people’s backstories (in my head) have become a lot more complicated as a result. In fact, it’s changed the actual perpetrator. Go figure.
Total words: 33364 (1633 today)
Words left: 16636
On par: +24 (!)
“Well, off with you, then,” said Karis cheerfully, as if the heavy atmosphere from before had never happened. “The Horse’s Head Tavern, wasn’t it? I heard they have decent drinks, if you happen to get there early.”
Briar stopped for a moment, and gave Karis a flat look. “Now how did you know where I was going? According to your father the duke, the arrangements are supposed to be a complete secret.”
Karis shook his head and grinned. “Why do you keep asking questions like that, Briar, my friend? I’ve told you a thousand times — I just pay attention, that’s all.”
“Nobody has that much attention,” denied Briar firmly, eyeing his erstwhile master suspiciously. Karis didn’t respond with anything other than a happy chuckle, and Briar finally decided to drop the matter — again — and headed for the door.