She heard the key click in the lock.
She was large and she was kind. She hadn’t enjoyed school much. A society of girls is not a good one in which to be large and kind, because people are inclined to interpret that as ‘stupid’ and, worse, ‘deaf’.
Lady Sybil looked out of the windows. She was two floors up.
There were bars across it, but they’d been designed to keep something out, from the inside they could be lifted out of their slots. And there were musty but heavy sheets and blankets on the bed. None of this must have suggested very much to the average person, but life in a rather strict school for well brought-up young ladies can give someone a real insight into the tricks of escapology.
Five minutes after the key had turned there was only one bar in the window and it was jerking and creaking in the stonework, suggesting that quite a heavy weight was on the sheet that had been neatly knotted around it."
The Fifth Elephant; Sybil Vimes Appreciation Post (part 1/4)
The relationship between Sybil and Sam is just the best.
- Me: Whatcha doin buddy?
- Friend: Watchin a Sherlock Holmes TV show
- Me: The one with Lucy Liu as Watson or the one with Not Lucy Liu as Watson