The words tasted funny in his mouth as he spat them.

He would ask what she would wish for were she to obtain one wish; anything that her heart would desire.

She would reply decisively, assured, slightly at peace, deceitfully content that she would want to tame the fire in her heart and ride the winds of her mind.

He would look at her derisively and laugh his wits out.

He said now they were even.

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