Ah! This is the best update yet! I love how you've weaved the past with the present, Sister-pilot. Wonderful characterizations here with Bruno, Alida and her dad and sister. ?When we are married women, Alida, we will visit each other and spend all our husbands? money on trinkets like these!? Ahhh... youth! Just wait until you're picking up his socks for the 4 millionth time! Everytime I read one of your updates, I come away hungry! I like how you've used the food preparation in your story. I "flavors" it very well and is a great characterization tool. LOL Moment: "Imminent wealth becomes her." Very well done! Bravo!