Tried and True, Chapter 21: Changing of the Guard

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Chapter 21: Changing of the Guard

“Not yet?”

The boy was entirely too optimistic. Yet implied a future in which Taweel might leave this shadowed haven. But he couldn’t think of a single reason to emerge. “Go without me.”

Disappointment filled Weft’s eyes. “Again?”

Would the boy ever give up asking? Taweel simply shook his head.

Before Weft’s patter was entirely gone, Loris’s approaching steps met Taweel’s ears. The changing of the guard. Except … the Weaver was running. Suddenly, a splotch of brightness hit the filmy curtain that hung across Taweel’s alcove. Loris caught up and caged the buzzing, squeaking intruder between both hands. “Gotcha!”

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