"Quite all right," she said quietly. Images roared through her head. She needed to just spit it out and get it over with. Kytana - her mum! - had taken it well. It wasn't quite the same. It was awkward and familiar. "I - uhm... you are... what's life for you like here?" She could have hit herself over that ridiculous construct of a sentence. Coward! She brushed her hair back. Correct yourself, get it over with.