"What do you suggest I do, Caelum? I'll never run, I'll never throw myself upon the parsimonious mercy my sister may grant, and I'll never take my own life. I'm pretty much out of choices here." She raised her eyebrows at him.
His shrug was infinitesimal. "You could give someone else up in your place."
She almost laughed at his suggestion. "And what poor fool would I send to the gallows?"
His look was direct, his eyes burning into hers. "Me."
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