Scaled Down Scales
Diplomatic mission to Overlook
Belinda makes off with the key
Several party members considered advising Lord Warden to guard his daughter’s room well that night. They were concerned that Belinda or Roland might seek a tryst which reflect badly on the rest of the party. But, in the end, they decided there was no diplomatic way of suggesting such a course of action that might not reflect just as badly on them.
As it turned out, they regretted this decision. The next morning it turned out the adventurous Belinda had absconded, not with Roland but with one of the keys.
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