Chapter 177: Verbal Assault
Taweel longed to draw his sword, but he held back. This was Tamaes’s fight.
The Fallen sized up his cornered opponent and sneered. “Do the stars still excrete innocents for us to mangle?”
To Taweel’s relief, Tamaes didn’t answer. Nothing good ever came of reasoning with demons.
“Foolish pup.” Hate echoed against the pit’s bleak walls. “Your mentor casts you at my feet. I can help you Fall further.”
Taweel’s jaw tightened, but with every oozing suggestion, he could see Tamaes’s resolve strengthen. Then the boy gave the only correct answer to the bilge of lies. He swung his sword.
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