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A Railmaster   1521.00.03  
Creators: Ellen Million (Writer)
Ressa has second thoughts about her relationship with Yeff.
Posted: 12/21/11      [2 Comments] ~ 220 words.
 

Ressa pulled the wrap around her shoulders and padded, barefoot, to the window. She had a fourth floor apartment that looked over most of the buildings in her neighborhood. In the winter dawn light, it was a gray view; dull square buildings under a dark steel sky that stretched away towards the distant outskirts of Affamarg.

She stood there for a long moment, leaning thoughtfully against the windowframe. Snow, late for the season, drifted in lazy flakes from the sky, failing to brighten the drab landscape.

Behind her, sprawled comfortably on one side of her bed, Yeff's even breath was not quite a snore. Ressa closed her eyes and listened to it. It was a pleasant sound, safe and gentle, and it had become familiar... but it wasn't quite right. She glanced at the desk beside the window. In the top drawer, she had entanglement paperwork, and she knew it was time for a choice. She had been sleeping with Yeff for almost three full months now, and every time he paid her, she felt more and more guilty for taking his Imperials. It wasn't that she didn't like him, far from it! The fondness she'd discovered for him had simply awakened an unexpected yearning. Taleffi's words echoed in her ears; "I'm just saying that you might like a little

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