Chapter 19: Dinner with the Queen
I entered the house where mother lived and quickly examined it. Thought it was poorly furnished there werent any obvious traps, nor anyone other than mother who might attack me.
Do you want something to eat?
I turned to face mother. Though her question sounded innocent I knew that it would be very easy for her to poison my food. Even doping it would give her an advantage. My first instinct was to refuse, however the lingering smell of noodles in this room made me realise how hungry I was. I hadnt eaten since this morning and it I didnt eat tonight I wouldnt have the strength to fend off the Avatar. Without any other source of food I decided to take up mothers offer, then force her eat the food she made. If she refuses Ill make her tell me why she poisoned it.
What do you have? I asked.
I can quickly make some Shoyu Ramen, mother replied.
Hardly a fitti