Valois gestured to Esther’s mug. “Are you enjoying your tea? You have barely taken a sip of it.”
“Oh!” Esther raised her mug to her lips. No sooner had she tilted it to drink than her eyes widened and she took it away from her mouth again.
“What the…?” She held the mug upside down. Nothing came out. She tapped gingerly at the tea with her fingernail, and it made a *tink* sound.
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