I’m sorry,” she said humbly. “I haven’t wanted to lie to you.”
“I should hope so. You’re the worst liar I’ve ever met.” He thought about it for a moment, then added, “–or the best. Now I’m all confused.
Author’s Note: Shagai is a Mongolian game involving the tossing of sheep anklebones (pictured above),
like one would dice. Tammy once said she based the K'miri off of
Mongolia, so I tried to honor that when thinking of a game Buri might
enjoy. All I know of it comes from the wiki page on it, so I apologize for any inaccuracies. The shagai
itself are the bones, and then there are different games based on the
Summary: Jon and Buri’s relationship through the years.
Jon courted Buri, just like he courted Thayet.
not just like he courted Thayet. It definitely wasn’t romantic, but he
laid siege to Buri’s affections all the same. He made comments
specifically designed to amuse her, he gave her gifts that reflected
careful attention to her tastes, and he was courteous to her in a way he
didn’t have to be as she was technically a commoner here. Buri wasn’t
fooled; Jon wasn’t the first man to recognize that Buri and Thayet were a
matched set. Any man who had Thayet in his life also had Buri, and any
man who wasn’t stupid quickly saw that the more Buri approved of him,
the easier his life would be. Buri, for her part, remained wary. She had
long ago learned that men are never sweeter than when they desire
something from you, and that no Player could ever rival a man when it
came to pretending to be someone else.
Was practicing on gimp and designed a book cover for Song of the Lioness (as if they’d never been split up into four books, so I guess more like a series cover? I may do ones for individual books later)
(not claiming ownership of the pictures I mushed together or anything)
Bros before hos! Why? Because your bros are always there for you. They have got your back, after your ho rips your heart out for no good reason. And you were NOTHING but great to your ho, and you told her that she was the only ho for you, and that she was better than all the other hos in the world. And then…[getting choked up] then suddenly she’s not your ho…no mo!