“I understand,” Evelyn said before flashing a smile.
To understand something and to accept it were separate matters. This one was one of those moments where Clara gained a modicum of insight on the bouncing ball of emotions within Evelyn. For either to admit what they truly felt would end in disaster. We have our appearances to keep.
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