Fandom: Tortall verse
Warnings: Spoilers for Lady Knight, oblique talk of sex, mentioned Kel/Dom
Prompt: 146) The triumph can't be had without the struggle. -- Wilma Rudolph (1940-1994), African-American Olympian athlete. First American woman to win three gold medals in track and field...and she won while running on a sprained ankle.
Summary: Kel and Alanna pass the time at the world's longest Midwinter banquet by discussing boys, girls, wars, the way the world ought to be and the way the world is.
( 'There must be something in our water. Makes all our women loud and crazy.' Alanna tossed her napkin at him, and Neal put up his hands. 'Did I say that was a bad thing? Such temper, Lioness.' )