Chapter 102: The Least of These
Ethan’s eyes widened as the pieces fell into place. Two new Guardians had been Sent. Another baby would be born to the Pomeroy family. Zeke was going to be a big brother!
“You waited many years,” Lucan was saying.
Since Ethan’s appointment had come while he was still an adolescent, he’d remain the junior member of their Hedge, for the newcomer was full-grown—broad in the chest and battle-scarred. He would add his great strength and experience to their defenses. With a wistful pang, Ethan realized that the new apprentice would be taking his former place at Lucan’s side.
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