We agree that no one must know. No one can ever find out. If they did, they would surely separate us.
If Father ever discovered …
I shudder at the thought. As ambitious as my parents are, he would not take kindly to find his daughter had been…spoiled.
I know that what I feel for Vera is improper, but I simply cannot help myself. I still can’t believe she feels the same way about me.
So we keep our secret.
People always say we’re as close as sisters, so that’s what I call her.
My love .