Chapter 228: Hang Time
Tamaes had done well enough with the crossbow while his boots were on the ground, but handling the weapon midair was challenging. He studied the cherubim closely, imitating their wing positions. Full extension. Rising breezes. Small adjustments.
Adin shouted, “Now you’re getting it!”
Tamaes’s heart soared, and he checked to see if Taweel was watching. But his mentor’s wings were wrapped tight as a flower bud. Was one of the newfoundlings injured? Tamaes dropped from the sky. Bright as flames. Swift as light. Sure as Sending. Because Taweel needed him.
Calling out with his thoughts, Tamaes exclaimed, “I am here!”
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