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Phaedra Byrne, the former Mrs. Underby, has a chance meeting with two of the Brothers of the Builder, one of whom catches her eye.
Another encounter with the Brother gave her the self-revelation that she was, in fact, quite bored. Bored enough to pursue one who should have been a natural antagonist.
Brother Lapis decides to take Phaedra up on her offer of a private meeting, and pays her a call at her home.
Phaedra finds that the Brother was not at all what she expected, and makes preparations for a second appointment.
For some reason, the relationship between the unlikely pair quickly cooled before summer was out. But Phaedra finds her interest rekindled that autumn.
Brother Lapis encounters difficulties with his ‘usual’ dating venues.
That spring, Phaedra appears to have let the Brother into her boudoir. But who has played whom?
”… to be continued?”