Euffae comes out of her room, looking nervous. EUFFAE: But I'm not ready for this. THYSSA: The C'efil? Listen, I'm not fond of them either, but you need to meet them sometime. She puts a hand on Euffae's shoulder as the younger penn doesn't quite meet her eyes. THYSSA: You also need the practice in diplomacy. EUFFAE: I know, but - but it's... not like, just going to a party... The two of them begin to walk down the hall. THYSSA: Listen, you don't have to decide now. Just hear their proposal. In fact, you should stall. EUFFAE: What?
Chapter One | Part 4

In the first draft, they just went to a party.


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