Chapter 299: More than a Match
Taweel ached for Tamaes. Even Milo’s good news had barely registered. Tamaes stood mute and marred in the farmhouse kitchen, so Taweel acted. Herding his apprentice into a corner, he sternly said, “You are ready for this.”
“You bring great skill and experience to this Hedge.”
“Your skill. Your experience,” Tamaes shook his head. “I am merely an apprentice.”
“Only in name.” Taweel gave him a small shake. “You outgrew your need of me long ago.”
“No!” In a feat of strength that proved Taweel’s point, Tamaes reversed their positions, pinning his mentor against the wall. “Stay mine.”
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