i am having trouble concentrating today and i can't get work done. i just want to go home and write about fredje. i was on p31 when i went to bed last night. she had just arrived at pont sfeyo and was talking to her oldest brother, fannon, who got her out of having to explain the more unfortunate aspects of her powers or betraying the real reason she was in the city. i just realized i need to rewrite the part where ravain is talking about recruits for the police to explain that the competing king's guard is discouraging applicants by allowing guard members to get preferential treatment in their military service. maybe i'll save that for later. fredje needs to see her new house and go shopping for dresses and she was getting bored and sleepy listening to the men talk about police politics, anyway.