Embassy guard dorms.
Sigrún: Officer Geirölul?
Don’t get up. I’m here to check on you — if it’s medically allowed.
Geirölul: It is, Captain! The local doctor was right — there’s no pain.
I’m just not supposed to strain my eyes for a while. Or do anything physical that could knock off these eye-shields. Nothing wrong with talking. Or sitting in the dark and catching up on podcasts.
Sigrún: So it’s almost like a vacation?
Geirölul: Gosh, no! On a vacation I’d be cleared to read, and I’d be catching up on comics.