________"Something melted inside Vago. He adored this girl, worshipped her with the unconditional admiration of a puppy; to hear those words from her lips was something more precious than he could imagine.
________At that moment Rail came back, sweeping the drape aside with barely a glance at the guards, and saw the two of them there. Moa cried his name, and he fell to his knees and embraced her.
________Vago felt his momentary joy turn to splinters of ice in his breast. Stupid of him, stupid to think that she really cared about him. Rail was who she cared about. Rail. And Vago, freakish and ugly, couldn't compete with that."