Noemi allowed herself a small grin as she heard the General’s comments. She then leaned in to kiss his forehead.
“I hope this means that you’re going to stop being angry at me for deciding to escape. I think I deserve a peaceful death after all that I’ve had to put up with,” the Captain stated.
As she straightened up, she kneaded her right hand against the top of the General’s scalp. She was more than content that they were no longer under an oppressive authority that felt that they were nothing more than property.