ChrystalisThe blonde, navy-eyed lady stepped out of the carriage, her expression tired behind her false smile. She did not wish to be there.More Like This
Her wealth was obvious in her attire, the dark blue dress falling to her knees, probably having taken months to make. Her boots and jacket, both black, matched a hat she wore. It was the only thing she wore of her own choosing: not because she must, but because she did not want to be seen.
"Lady Christina Bellan. Welcome."
She glanced up at the man whom she was already engaged to, a man she had never met before in her life. He wore a suit, just as every man of his wealth did, his hair perfectly glued into place, or at least so it seemed. His eyes were bright, giving it away: he was looking forward to marrying her.
She gave him a slight curtsey, glancing at her mother in time to see a warning glare. Subdued, she lifted her gaze to meet Efrains'.
"I would like to be shown to my room. I must rest before dinner this evening; it's been a very long trip."