“In fact,” Evelyn said. “When I let you go free after dealing with one of our problem children, relations soured significantly.”
“Let me guess,” Clara said. “She never bothered to tell you why?”
“Exactement,” Evelyn said. “It was years after she died that I made the connection.”
Clara took a sip of her wine and nearly moaned. It had been a very long time since she indulged in such a vintage. The last time she splurged like this was with Elizabeth after striking a deal, with this very hostess, to establish herself within the modern world. Hope hung in the air that evening.
Disclaimer: This excerpt from The Van Helsing Impetus is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. The image is sourced from Pexels.
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