“Oh,” Clara said as her cheeks reddened.
While she could block the physical response, Evelyn appeared to be dropping her mask, and Clara sought to return the favour. Besides, she could actually enjoy this evening without having to manage every aspect of her behaviour. I’ll have enough fun dealing with the sisters.
“I owe you an awful lot,” Clara added.
“I intend to take it out of you…with interest,” Evelyn replied before blowing her a kiss.
“Sweet torture,” Clara mused.
“Isn’t it?” Evelyn replied.