Indentured - Ch. 2
The rest of the week passed quickly, each day a flurry of food for Catherine and Delia. Catherine wondered at the ease with which she was able to coax Delia into overeating each mealtime, and made sure that between meals she moved about as little as possible. They would spend hours sitting in the study or relaxing in the garden, and oftentimes Delia's full stomach would cause her to doze until the next meal was ready and the cycle began again.
On Sunday morning, as Delia carefully dressed her, Catherine had an idea. "Delia, I'd like you to accompany me to the church today."
"Oh- of course Miss Catherine," Delia said nervously. Her father had often read to her from an old dusty Bible, but she'd never been to a proper church before.
"Of course, you'll need something more than that dress you have on," Catherine told her. "I'll go and find something that would suit you."
She left to her closet and returned a few minutes later with a fancy blue dress with white embroidery around the hems. C