From the author: A lot is happening in this installment!
Myrtle tried on dresses with a tight throat and churning gut. She couldn't check the fit in the mirrors and had to compare selfies which always had more arm and face than dress, though she got better at the angles as she went on. Still, she was able to make a careful decision that weighed attractiveness with cost and ability to flee and/or fight while wearing. The midi-length blue gauzy dress was perfect. Feminine but without hanging, fluttery bits that could get caught. Modest neckline to...