Tried and True, Chapter 18: Not Alone

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Chapter 18: Not Alone

Fading into the background. Gathering dust in the corner.

Taweel let half-lidded eyes drift out of focus, for he had no wish to join a dream. Curled on his side with his face to the wall, his thoughts had taken a morose turn.

Wasting valuable space. Dimming away in shadows.

His host had gone on some errand, cutting Taweel’s one tie to another life. With a darkening scowl, the Guardian decided that the whole “not alone” thing had been as short-lived as his sweet charge. But then a soft shuff jerked Taweel’s attention back to his surroundings.

He wasn’t alone.

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