Chapter 49: Bronze Thread
Taweel stared at his tunic sleeve. The absence of embroidery had appealed to him, but he realized something important. “The weave itself still connects me to the maker.”
Loris patted the warrior’s broad shoulder. “And that’s me.”
Weft tapped the back of Taweel’s hand and asked, “Will you let me add your name?”
“It would be excellent practice.” Loris reached without looking and chose the thread used for hadarim. “Provided your burly apprentice doesn’t mind being claimed by such a young mentor …?”
Faced by the boy’s pleading gaze, Taweel gave in. “Training is essential. I am in your hands.”
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