I wake, knocking on the door of Piper’s chambers. Look it’s not right not giving her an alias. I want to call her Desdemona, but I can’t stop calling her Dindrane.
She is right there at the ready.
‘I feel I’ve made a frightful mistake.’ I say. ‘Like not talking to you invalidates much of my writing.’
She doesn’t know how to proceed from here.
Neither do I.
‘I suppose I will be punished, in one way or another.’