Halea’s father hissed at her as their parties stood beside each other in the queue to see the museum exhibition of rare artefacts, “I told you, we don’t care what you do, so long as you do it away from us.”
“Then you should stop coming to interesting things, shouldn’t you?” She smiled brightly at him while the rest of the family ignored her. Her group grinned at the exchange.
He followed them when they went straight to the unidentified centrepiece.
“Why’re you here? You’re not even trying to learn anything.”
“Do you mind? We’re working.” She took her gear out of her bag. “Right, let’s turn this relic on.”
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