Month: October 2018

Duty and Loyalty

The next morning dawned clear, and a bit cool, as the year was shading into fall.  While there was still a little pain, Meliantha took up her sword and went to the practice yard, to do her morning devotions – which involved both prayer and weapons training.  She was still integrating the things she’d learned from Shen Gao into her battle-skills.  Some of the soldiers watched her moving Chainbreaker around, first the standard sword-drills, then into the advanced, and finally her own training.  It was a thing both spirit-cleansing and physically awakening for her, and when she stopped, she felt mentally much better.

As she walked towards the stairs to the quarters she’d been assigned (and then, she expected, to a bath), she heard someone talking: Continue reading →

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