After a night of revelling in rich food and a lot of drink, Clara awoke in the middle of the massive bed. The last couple of outings, starting with Dora, had done wonders for her mood. While guilt lingered, it was freeing to be out of hiding, even if only long enough to take a peek over the trench.
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