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Atonement

Chapter 6.

Archades is the same. This surprises Fran, likewise surprised to still find surprise in this world. The sunlight is a little older, the streets dirtier; there are both less and more children, more childlike figures wandering alone and shirtless and laughing, but less of the laughter comes from that font of a child's innocence.

'I have envied you,' Basch laughs at her startlement, but always gently. 'Did you think me above envy? I am as mortal as you are.'

'But — For what I have with him?'

'For what you have,' Basch corrects, and his smile, his smile is the same.

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