Swamped

Swamped Chapter 147 Page 2

“Perhaps you should get back to your bed,” you say calmly. Almost condescending, really. “I don’t know what you’re sick with, but it must be serious if it’s making you imagine things like this.”

“I’m not sick!” she protests.

“Then what are you doing in a hospital?”

She goes quiet. Seems you’ve struck a nerve. Maybe she doesn’t exactly have a legitimate reason for being here.

“Someone’s been injured,” she says, sounding incredibly unconvincing. “I was coming to tell the staff about it while they’re transported here.”

Gods, this woman is the worst actor you’ve seen in your life. And you’ve seen some pretty bad ones. She can’t tell even the simplest of lies without tripping over herself.

The important thing, though, is that you’ve got her on the defensive. You think your best move is to work out why she’s really here, and tell her as much. If you make a good enough guess, that’ll probably throw her off even more than she’s thrown off already, and you might be able to get somewhere.

1 thought on “Swamped Chapter 147 Page 2”

  1. Dressing like a burglar and trying to find hidden ledgers in the night certainly doesn’t sound like an honest person’s evening activities. If she really wants to meet the mayor, perhaps the town guard could help with that.

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