Chapter 237: Focus
“Enough,” growled Taweel.
Valerian brushed aside another volley of darts. “Agreed.”
The blunt end of Adin’s spear connected with a skull, rendering his attacker senseless. Kicking the demon aside, Adin asked, “Why? We are more than enough for them!”
“This is not our battle,” reminded Valerian.
“And this is no place for a newfoundling.” Under cover of his companions’ wings, Taweel gathered the shivering angel child into his arms. “Fear not, Taji. I am Sent to you.”
Clenched wings parted. “Overseer?” Taji asked tremulously.
Taweel whispered a promise in the boy’s ear, then launched skyward, trusting the others to follow.
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