“You mean those eyes, dark hair, and elfin ears?” Evelyn asked without waiting for a response. “That was fifty years after your death, and family traits can carry across countless generations.”
It challenged many to be reminded that their beauty was not unique to this world. Despite Evelyn having captured her likeness in granite, none of her traits were necessarily unique, merely the precise combination of them. Even then, it was possible to find someone who shared many of her traits in spite of being from a different lineage.
“Besides,” Evelyn said. “Unlike the genuine article, Ada did not show interest in my advances. So, I focused my attention on those who would.”
“Hard to imagine anyone could say no to you,” Clara teased.
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