- After the commotion in the terrace, although no one talked about it during the rest of the meeting ball, Sydnee knew that she was the center of gossip in the nobles' private chats. She could feel gazes from everyone thus she left the hall earlier.
- "You haven't enjoyed the party yet," Aleksander said while playing with the wine glass in his hand.
- Sydnee huffed and looked at the man. "Don't follow me. Go back and enjoy the party."