I suppose it was because of bread that our tale exists. It certainly did change the life of a particular Jaide Hawthorne that day.
It was a bread merchant who came with a huge cart. Almost all eyes were on him, a poorly dressed man with a walking stick and a mule. On his cart sat a skinny, scowling woman in much finer clothing. In retrospect, Jaide would call them “nothing but trouble,” or “people to gut and display,”-- one of the two, honestly, sometimes they mean the exact same thing with her.
Once the merchant stopped, people flocked to them and purchased what they could. It wasn’t very much, and I am very positive that more was stolen than bought that day, but once the large crowd had dissapated, Jaide was leaving her father’s home with enough for two whole loaves! She was practically shaking in ecitement, even though she knew she wouldn’t get much personally.
She had six siblings, Two older brothers, three younger sisters, and one younger brother. Her main job was making sure the baby didn’t get harmed. And buying the bread, of course. Everyone knew that the merchant with the walking stick was sweet on young girls, despite his angry wife. She approached the merchant and handed her the coins, letting him touch her soft hands longer than necessary. He handed her two loaves and picked up a smaller one to hand to her when his wife intervened, “She didn’t pay ...
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...ack with her daughter and youngest son in tow.
“I’m Dylia, I want you to work for me. You can send the money back here or keep it yourself,” He knew that it was a determinig factor.
“What do you want me to do?”
“Just sit and entertain and charm people,” She cocked her head, adjusting the baby again.
“I want you to work for me. Your beautiful, and I like certain people to know that I can possesses beauty as yours,” Her brow furrowed in confusion. Her brother snorted, earning a look from Dylia, “I understand that is a hard decision, and I will return tonight and expect an answer. I leave tomorrow.” Dylia left and Matte shut the door.
He studied his sister, she was a flighty thinker, tended to believe ideas rather than facts, “If you go Ma would make me go with you,” he warned, He knew she would probably go, if their father had anything to do with it.
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