[writing] Tourbillon progris riport, day 40

Today’s wordage: 5,100
Today’s writing time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Total wordage: 157,000
Total writing time: 87 hours, 30 minutes

WIP:

She was saddened further. Someone should believe in the bright things, even if that was not her. But by all the angels in Heaven, she would not leave without al-Wazir.

That was her.

“Bring him on,” she told the British officer, wishing as she did for some hidden power, some secret prayer.

A whiff of cigarette smoke from nowhere, acrid and hot, made Childress realize she might just have such a thing – secret power if not secret prayer.

Thank you, she thought, and almost heard laughter in return.