Tried and True, Chapter 168: And It Was Good

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Chapter 168: And It Was Good

Omri tilted an elfin ear and peeped.

Taweel heard it, too, and grunted. “He has found us. But what is that?”

A faint scrape of metal upon stone brought back memories. He touched the hilt of the sword Tamaes had brought to him so long ago. Cradling Omri to his chest, Taweel started walking. “Tamaes?”

“Here I am!”

His apprentice trundled awkwardly into view, his spear hooked under his arm, its tip dragging along the ground. Taweel should have have scolded Tamaes for mistreating a weapon, but the spear’s importance dimmed. “A sword?”

Tamaes nodded.

“Good.” Taweel smiled. “Very good.”



Author’s Note: This story in small chapters is a prequel to Christa Kinde’s Threshold Series [Zonderkidz] and updates every weekday (Monday through Friday). More information can be found on the Tried and True index page. And don’t forget, story art is on display in my gallery.

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2 thoughts on “Tried and True, Chapter 168: And It Was Good

  1. Kiara says:

    I’m imagining teeny Tamaes trying to carry a big sword (even though it’s probably actually his size) and it’s so cute!


    • Tamaes has grown quite a bit since the first time he brought a sword to Taweel. : ) This one’s much closer to his own size, though as Taweel remarks … he’ll need to grow into it. It’s heavy enough, he needs both hands to lift it.


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