↑Seeker's Mask, "Part I", II — "Dianthe had come to stand beside Adiraina, scarcely breathing hard at all despite her brisk walk. Ah, to be ninety again, thought the blind matriarch. She felt her friend's hand on her shoulder. The fingers spoke to her with quick, deft changes of pressure."
↑Seeker's Mask, "Part I", V — " 'I can understand not telling the lords,' Diante had agreed, 'then or later. […] But couldn't you at least have told us?' "