Chapter 131: Wheels Within Wheels
“Ever-turning. Shining. Burning,” recited their guide. “They will take your measure.”
“I will go first,” offered Taweel, who hoped Tamaes would share his awe for the opanim.
Tamaes’s face was a picture of confusion. “Those rings are alive?”
“See for yourself,” urged the Fourfold.
The boy tiptoed closer, and the intricate gyrations slowed to a standstill. Catching sight of the living gems set into the rings’ inner rims, Tamaes gasped, “He has eyes!”
Taweel stepped to his side and addressed the Forger. “I found my way back, bringing this boy.”
“And Omri.” Tamaes touched the outermost rim and whispered, “Hello.”
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