- 04 Dec 2018, 11:37
Viola watched as Iris ordered for them both. It gave her a moment to think about how much she actually wanted to share to the other woman. As much as she was enjoying the conversation, she still wasn't entirely sure how much to trust Iris; they'd never really spoken too much, and saying too much could definitely work against Nathan.
"Well..." She started. "Nathan had forced me to wear a specific bracelet that would basically put me on house arrest in exchange for safety. I'd uhm...gotten myself into trouble with the Clearys, and wasn't quite ready to die. So that was the deal I made with Nathan; his protection for my services. Obviously, this eventually began to draw thin on my nerves. All of my ideas and thoughts were being exploited, and he wanted the rights to use them how he pleased...I mean, I guess he had a right since I was working for him, but I also just...wanted to be alone. I now realise that he did the majority just to improve my ideas and technique, but at the time, it felt like he was suffocating me."
"I came up with a plan to use one of my inventions to kill him and take his magic...it didn't work...I mean...sort of. I couldn't kill him. So I pretended. I came so close to winning, but the more I thought about it, the more I realised what would happen if I actually won. The entire Clearys, the Ivers, Watchdogs, any other goons would hunt me down. Taking down Nathan by surprise was one thing, but facing a planned ambush was another..."