Oh dear, he brought it back with him? Oh. Oh dear.
That was fun!
Oh, he fully plans to make full use of a...one of those. When he gets there. Hee.
As I just told Alec, a fine story and thanks for telling us it's up.
Oh, I did like this one so much! Such snark and dispatch! Very unfair to Calixtas; however, I assume she will make somewhat more than the best of it and the King may be sorry.
That is the general thought, yes.
Indeed; I quite liked the pieces of the ending. A bit of a sense of having won by being very clever but having forgotten to ask whether winning was desirable.
It makes a person wistful for the sequel -- and I'm fairly sure there is one, though of course it may always only exist in the implications of this one. But with implications like these, that's a fairly solid existence as it is!
Though, for some reason, I was almost hoping the other character would emerge victorious.