Kind of surprised at all the people asking where Sparrow, Jany, and Kara Lynn are. It’s no secret or twist; they went exactly where Bianca told them to go back on page 7.


Patrick: Here, Master, I can show you . . .

Bianca: Ah! Patrick, you don’t need to —

Bianca (thinking): Yes, he’s gorgeous, and I haven’t had a date in way too long, but that doesn’t mean I should . . .

Bianca: — mguh.

P-Patrick . . . Are you, um, comfortable? In your body, I mean?

Patrick: Why? Is there something wrong with it?

Bianca: No! Not at all! I’m just asking because — if you were human — I mean, there are lots of humans with bodies like yours — — and it can be a sensitive issue, sometimes there’s dysphoria, or — or you could have no idea what I’m talking about.