Chapter 51: Establishing a Perimeter
Street by street, Taweel paced off the entire Weavers’ district. Up until now, he’d blocked out the ebb and flow of life here. Now, he threaded his way through the crowd, watching for patterns, learning their ways.
The beghedim didn’t have captains or Flights. They needed no training grounds. But like every district he’d seen during his wandering, there was a central circle. Stone rings provided seating, fanning out from a low pedestal where one of the Worshipers would offer the endless, overlapping songs that marked the watches.
Even now, Taweel could hear a voice. And it broke his heart.
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