“Grandmother, please do sit,” Penelope Hamilton said, trying to hide her own excitement as best as she could.  She was nearly eighteen, and ever so excited to travel, much less by airship.  Her mother seemed less pleased with the prospect, but the Lady Wilhelmina was not about to let her youngest granddaughter travel abroad unsupervised.  The old woman scowled and settled back into her seat.  “It is not as though the ship can leave without us.”  Her grandmother said nothing but her baleful gaze swept the compartment and made their maid, Rosemary squeak.  Finally the carriage began rolling once again.

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