Know when to walk away and know when to run.
Tue Jun 4, 2019 14:46

Jessica smiled politely and nodded at the comment about getting things for free. She did, of course, she supposed, technically, though Mommy and Daddy had always discouraged her from talking about the benefits of her position. It was not polite to others to do so, as most people did not share her advantages.

She bit her lip and hesitantly raised one hand, not sure if she should pat the other girl's shoulder or not, when Evelyn started crying again. She was briefly horrified by the thought of a confessional session beginning right here in this bathroom, but Evelyn got a grip on herself and Jessica relaxed.

"A couple," she said, she hoped truthfully. She supposed Felipe was a friend of sorts, especially now that their fathers were apparently determined to embark on some kind of epic businessey bromance. If they weren't, she supposed they would have to become so now. And she had had multiple pleasant enough conversations with other girls. "Though more are always good. Especially as an outsider here." She bit her lip again, thinking, and then said, "Did you really worry about - it - killing you? I thought Skies was just trying to scare me into line. My career is already most of what I think about," she admitted with a chuckle of her own, though it was not a humorous statement.

  • Well, that song will be stuck in my head forever.Evelyn Stones, Tue Jun 4 00:53
    Evelyn grinned her signature dorky grin; she was always excited for makeup and the terrible time she had coming up would certainly be improved by samples. "That sounds good. You must get loads of... more
    • Know when to walk away and know when to run. — Jessica, Tue Jun 4 14:46
      • Run, always run.Evelyn Stones, Sun Jun 9 22:50
        Evelyn smiled, agreeing wholeheartedly with the idea that more friends were always good. Of course, her life hardly reflected that. She supposed that she was prone to recruiting people to her small... more
        • Sometimes that draws too much attention.Jessica , Mon Jun 10 12:37
          Jessica did not have the same fear of magic that Evelyn was describing - she had enough trouble believing anything was going to happen at all - but she found herself nodding unconsciously as the... more
          • We don't want that. Evelyn Stones, Mon Jun 17 16:51
            "I don't think it's about that. There are people who are ahead in one Waugh or another, but nobody's just ahead or behind. That's one of the things I actually really like about Sonora. It's just... more
            • Indeed not.Jessica, Mon Jun 17 19:25
              Evelyn, Jessica surmised, was like birthday cake: small doses might be good, but Jessica suspected that larger ones might quickly get cloying. That was two rounds of platitudes in the course of about ... more
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