— Shauna Barbosa
When the rain stops, go to the top of the royal fortress not far from the two towering churches to see the scenery and smell the damp of the earth your knees will dig into later tonight. Go to her house. Experience her at breakfast. Your blouse and hair will get caught in the rain that turns the yard, all of the city green. Chat with her father about corn crops. Tell him you are the woman he’s expecting to show up with fertilizer for all the farmers growing produce typically not found in the old city. When you arrive, ask her to take you over the base of it. Go to steal the fennel head, to see her barefoot, to gather enough of her to do business with.
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