Chapter 300: Share My Hope
“I am Taweel, mentor to Tamaes.” His knuckles lightly rapped Tamaes’s breastplate. “And my joy is full.”
“But you are pierced.”
Tamaes tried to understand his mentor’s reasoning. “Is it … the child? Do you share Milo’s hopes?”
Taweel grunted. “Will the coming child be the beginning and end of your joy?”
He whispered, “No?”
“No,” his mentor confirmed. “Joy comes from God, who gave you to me.”
Hope trembled in Tamaes’s weary heart. Different than he expected. Better.
Just then, Milo returned, leading a dark-skinned warrior with silver eyes. His slow smile warmed a single syllable. “Ah.”
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