Chapter 267: Pierced Through
Tamaes pointed. “I see something!”
A faint blur of green in the corner of an empty lot showed through the heavy veil of rain. Breaking into a run, Taweel called, “Valerian!”
“Here,” came the coughing reply.
They found Adin’s mentor sprawled amidst ragged weeds, the broken haft of a spear pinning his shoulder to the ground. Tamaes took a defensive stance while Taweel knelt in the mud and blood. “How did this happen?”
“Few could rival Adin in battle. Myself included.”
Taweel groaned. “He turned on you?”
Valerian managed a brittle smile. “Let us instead say that I disarmed him.”
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