When the young woman would go to the king, she was given whatever she requested to take with her from the harem to the palace.
She would go in the evening, and in the morning she would return to a second harem under the supervision of Shaashgaz, the king's eunuch in charge of the concubines. She never went to the king again, unless he desired her and summoned her by name.
how Esther did
Then Israel said to him, "Go and see how your brothers and the flocks are doing, and bring word back to me." So he sent him from the valley of Hebron, and he went to Shechem.
Also, take these 10 portions of cheese to the field commander. Check on the welfare of your brothers and bring a confirmation from them.
After some time had passed, Paul said to Barnabas, "Let's go back and visit the brothers in every town where we have preached the message of the Lord, and see how they're doing."