“Blake strode to his bed and sat down to feed Hypre. “Well, are you just going to sit on the floor all day, Sash?” He stared at her, taking on a grating tone of annoyance.

“Uhm,.. no.” Sash pushed herself to her knees and stood up. “Why did you bring me here, Blake?”

“My amusement.” Blake felt like being mean and nasty now that he’d been referred to as a jerk. He gave her a flippant answer.

“Your,.. amusement?” Sash blinked incredulously. “I’m marked for execution and YOU save me for your amusement?!” Her voice rose with each word. How could he sit there so arrogantly and say such a thing. What, her life was now an amusement for a Priade?