It worked with Linden, but I'm not quite as hopeful here. Lilac is Madame's most trusted girl. She's trusted with the money, with the training, with the oversight of dresses and performances. But I've never seen Lilac any closer to freedom than the rest of them.
Still it can't work against me to be on Madame's good side.
"Just kiss me," I say, raising the latch of our cage and backing in.
Fever, p. 69