Imri: Oh, that publisher’s editors look over everything on our behalf. But they had to “insist” with you?
Stanczia: Does that mean . . . given the chance . . . you would have “done your nobility justice” by writing something less flattering?
Astrid: Of course not! P-perish the thought! Sometimes editors tell writers about all their policies, as a . . . preventive measure. That’s all it was!
Stanczia: In that case . . . My husband has a wonderful idea for your next saga! Once you hear it, I’m sure you’ll be dying to write it.