[writing] Tourbillon progris riport, day 11

Today’s wordage: 3,900
Today’s writing time: 2 hours
Total wordage: 42,900
Total writing time: 27 hours, 15 minutes


“Where are they now?” Ming asked.

Seven Trees shrugged. “Some have moved on. Some have stayed to join us. Some have left their bodies behind.”

Paolina froze at that last. “The food is a test,” she said, also in Chinese.

“Of course.” Seven Trees looked surprised. “How else would we know you were bearing rectitude?”

“We will not choose from among poisons.” That last word was in English, for she did not know the Chinese.