Chapter 46: Walk in the Light
Loris’s home was so unlike the tents of Guardians, which smelled of oil, leather, and polish. Taweel’s nose twitched at the mingling of unusual odors. Instead of the crack of weapons and rhythmic grind of whetstones heard in hadarim encampments, he heard clacking looms and excited chatter. But there was light aplenty, and that was most important.
“Better?” he asked in hushed tones.
Omri spread his hands wide as if welcoming the light’s embrace.
Cradling the yahavim close, Taweel closed his eyes and lifted his face to the sky. Little breezes ruffled his hair in gentle greeting. “Better,” he sighed.
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