"We could go, if you like," Mara replied. "Then I could send a message to Dad as soon as possible. We could go for a coffee as well before we get back."
Spartina felt sorry for Yuuna. She tried to catch her eye and give her a reassuring glance; both bidders were decent people, so the deer girl had nothing to worry about.
David raised his hand and named a fairly expensive sum. He was sure that would win him the bid.