Dangerous Beans

One-half of Deux Lectrices, writing about the things I read.

Reading progress update: I've read 9%.

The Girl in the Clockwork Collar - Kady Cross

Griffin glanced at his friend, who was a few inches taller— and many broader—than he. “We’re only a few days behind him. This is where he should have been brought.”

Sam shrugged. “Unless they hanged him already.”

“Eloquent and succinct as always, Samuel,” Griff commented, making a face.

“What?” Sam’s rugged countenance was all innocence. “I don’t wish it on Renn, but if he is a murderer, there’s a chance they’ve done him already.”

 

You're a bad person for hoping against hope that Jasper is alive and that the law has not already tried him for murder, Sam!  You're awful for trying to think realistically about the situation!  WHY ARE YOU SO INSENSITIVE, SAM?