There’s a full-color version of that stained-glass panel as a Patreon wallpaper. With all the characters in outfits that harmonize with their Beings, and some extra fancy rainbow sunbeams.

Hard to get real privacy in such a tiny apartment, let alone such a crowded tiny one…but everyone else was either “deep in conversation” or “outside the building,” so Bianca and Emma pulled it off.

Sparrow: If we do head off together looking for dragons to slay, my one real worry . . . is Bianca.

She has a job that’s too good to quit, but not so good that she could afford a place on her own. Plus, neither of us have a ton of friends IRL — and it’s not like Patrick is great emotional support. What if she doesn’t do okay on her own?

Bianca (whispering): Oh, wow . . . that was more than okay.

Emma (whispering): And I was quiet enough for you?

Bianca: Yes! . . . but let’s do it again some time when you don’t have to be.

Chapter 18 ~ End