“It’s out of the question! I won’t allow it!”

“Oh really? And when did you become President? Actually, I’m a little upset you didn’t invite me to your coronation. I’ve been just dying to wear one of Prisca’s stick-in-my-fucking-ribs creations again.”

“Short of hijacking a train, I don’t have a choice.” Frustrated, Hawke blew out a sigh that left her dark bangs over her eyes. “Who knows, maybe I can charm the right snakes while I’m there. Anything’s worth a shot.”