Rhyderi blinked. “You want to trade me for… somebody of perceived greater value?” He sighed. “It’s impossible to put a price on that sort of thing.”
Over the next month, Rhyderi returned to work. He was placed on light work duties, which was easy for him because his job mostly involved standing there and keeping guard.
Meanwhile, Kalysto was becoming frustrated. She had been a woman for nearly a month now and… nothing significant had happened. She had bought pregnancy test kits and had been to a doctor, but had not been successful in conceiving just yet. She had begun to wonder whether it was even possible or not.