Madness. Science. Sacrifices. Kidnappings.
It was all over the papers for the entire next week, and the week after that.
"You're bloody famous, there, Princess."
Oddric limped into Aelita's study and slapped down the day's London Times. Aelita barely glanced at the splashy headline- something about the police warden being fired- before pushing it away and continuing to write. Her cousin sighed and leaned closer.
"What are you working on now? Classes are almost over for the break."
"It's not for the school."
"For the paper then." Odd raised an eyebrow when Aelita shook her head. Sighing again, he angled his head, trying to read upside-down. He squinted. "What's that? Returning to what now? Past or present malarkey..."
Aelita smiled slightly. "It's just a loose end I don't understand."
Odd rolled his eyes. "Womenfolk. Trying to tie everything up nicely. You're worse than a cat, there, cousin, going after strings."
Aelita looked up for a moment and winked. "And you would know what a cat i