Chapter 281: Blind Faith
Cold certainty gripped Tamaes’s heart, and his hand fell away from Adin’s arm.
For centuries, he’d helped teach young hadarim to be wise where the enemy is concerned. The mentors’ warnings were always met with confusion. How could they? Why would they? Such betrayal was more than innocence could fathom.
Newfoundlings were naïve. Tamaes was not. But he’d always been a little slow on the uptake. Like a fool, he’d abandoned his sword and wrapped his only shelter around a newfallen.
“You have been blind.” Adin smirked and looped his arms around Tamaes’s neck. “Allow me to open your eyes.”
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