Savariana IV

© Aaron Watson

Felicia the blacksmith's daughter said the gold discs were just bronze. Marcia the glass-blower's daughter said the jewels were only bits of glass.

They are both nine, (three years older than me), and much bigger, so I didn't argue. I just lifted my chin like Mama does at the fish market and said, 'What would you know? You are only plebs.'