Turn 2 pt1

Kaveri tried not to tug too obviously at the layers of her mantle. There were several styles for wrapping it, showing the colourful pattern in different ways against the pale minimally-decorated dress beneath, but clearly there was some trick she hadn’t learned for making everything stay comfortably in place. Or maybe she’d just never be able to get accustomed to this much clothing. Tyrel, beside her, caught her eye and gave her a sympathetic smile, which she returned. While out for a morning stroll and a discussion about whether there was more to see or if they should leave that…

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Turn 1

The afternoon sun was fierce enough to keep the moonblood group on the shaded side of the street. Even humans who lived here treated the sun with respect: in this climate, and especially with Midsummer approaching, it wasn’t unusual for the locals to take some time in the middle of the day to stay cool. Humans, however, didn’t sunburn the way the moons’ own children did. Kaveri and Mirren, by virtue of local women’s fashions, were better-covered. Tyrel knew Kaveri tolerated without too much irritation the plain ankle-length dress, short-sleeved, a straight fall gathered by a braided belt; unfortunately, unlike…

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