Chapter 295: Forest Glade
Tamaes lay limp—stripped of armor and barefoot in the soft grass. For the first time in his life, he’d sung himself to the point of exhaustion. No words remained, yet he wasn’t empty. Nor was he alone.
Valerian pulled increasingly sweet cascades from his harp, and Taweel played with the flock of yahavim drawn in by Asaph’s splendor. The Worshiper sang on in a solemn benediction.
A flicker of movement caught Tamaes’s eye, and he turned his head. An adolescent Messenger with a riot of blond curls stood amidst the saplings. When Tamaes sat up, the newcomer hurried over.
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