Chapter 264: By Increments
Little by little, Loris’s apprentice grew accustomed to the comings and goings of warriors.
One by one, twenty-two young hadarim found their voices, their wings, and their confidence.
Bit by bit, Tamaes relaxed into the familiar pattern of work and worship … and waiting.
Only when his call came, it wasn’t the one he expected.
“I need you!”
Tamaes shot to his feet as the ragged voice ripped through his mind. Desperation edged the next outcry.
“He needs you!”
Icy dread flooded Tamaes as Taweel rushed in, exclaiming, “Valerian …!”
“Can we …?”
With a sigh, God’s answer came. ‘Go.’
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