“De rien, ma chère,” Evelyn said. “Oh! I have news. The facility that held Julia was burned to the ground. All the women are accounted for save for one.”
“Julia?” Clara confirmed.
“Who else?” Evelyn said.
“That’s great news!” Clara lied.
It was good, but not great. The latter was only possible had she taken a lead role on a rescue mission personally.
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