Today was a very big day for Love. As a Sergeant in the Land Loli Corps of the Royal United Loldovan Forces, Love was well respected by her troop, and unbeknownst to her, had been put forward for a promotion some weeks earlier. As such, the whole platoon was now taking a field trip of sorts, on an overnight train to the summer palace, where there was to be a ceremony for all the members of the Land Corps who had been promoted.
So now, here was Love sitting in a small carriage on the train, contentedly reading some cheesy bodice-ripper novel, while Second Lieutenant Sara sat across from her, feet up on the seat, putting a fresh coat of black nail polish on her toes.
"You sure you wouldn't rather be spending some time with the troop, Love?" Sara asked, working carefully to avoid any accidents. The train journey had been incredibly smooth ever since they left the base, but even a smooth train ride could still have the occasional bump, and she wouldn't want to spill her polish in the cabin