- 01 Jul 2018, 19:55
Happy with the change of subject, Madeline reached for one of the homemade cranberry and granola cookies her cook had made fresh for her this morning and took a bite.
"Suffocating," She answered immediately as her mouth tightened, making the lines surrounding it stand out more than usual, "but it was my life and I didn't realize I could have anything else until I well...had it."
Breaking off a piece of her biscuit, she dunked it unladylike into her hot tea, "I enjoyed the privilege that came from that life, I still do, but that privilege came with a set of restrictions I could no longer follow. My Papa, he was kinder than he could have been by agreeing to send me here."