Maria cursed herself for dropping her guard so far as to tell him that. She looked toward the door and watched a couple come in and flirt as they ordered coffee. After a moment of watching them, she turned her attention back to Moros. "I would invite you to try, though seeing how you found me, I'm sure that in time you would find the single thread that ties it all together." She watched as the couple took their drinks and left, laughing about something or another. The sight weighed heavy on her heart as she remembered when she once had someone to laugh with. The rumors were right; she was lonely. Unbearably so. However, if she did not stay that way, someone else would end up paying for her decisions.
Realizing that she'd left her face unguarded, her emotions displayed freely, she collected herself and sat upright. "I'm sorry, but I should go. I'm in desperate need of some rest, and there is still much to prepare."