Chapter 232: Prepare for Departure
Taweel didn’t realize he was glowering until a newfoundling’s wings curled defensively. “Peace, Jacinto. Did I frighten you?”
“You are … fierce.”
“My ferocity is for those who might try to harm you.”
“I know it.” Yet the boy’s wings trembled.
Taweel shot a pleading look in Tamaes’s direction, but Dorum intercepted it and hurried over. Kneeling before Jacinto, Taweel’s former mentor said, “Demons and darkness are not the only things beyond heaven’s threshold.”
“I know it, but …”
Dorum opened his arms. “We are Sent into the same sky. Stay with me.”
Taweel turned to the whole group. “Pair off!”
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