Differences in The Wandering Inn 2.22 K
- parchment—it was a sight that moved her heart.
This is what she had longed to see all these long years!
- But even so,
Trey and Terasa were simply two children from the same mother and father who happened to look disconcertingly close to each other even late in life.
- The doctors had simply called it an unusual set of coincidences that their chromosomes aligned in so many ways;
Neither one liked baseball,
and the both preferred to leave jams in the fridge,
- way in the back where they could rot forever.
- Mars gave him a smile and he turned beet red.
Flos chuckled as Otrhenon rolled his eyes and Takhatres smiled quietly.
- And Gazi—
- I believe.
A banquet is out of the question until we have replished out stocks,
- but I would dine with all of you and speak with Mars and Gazi later.”
- It’s armies that will pose the greater threat.
But how did news spread to far so quickly?
- I barely got word of your return a week ago,
“I am a no peaceful King who waits and builds up his kingdom.
- I understand war;
That was certainly the highest number Trey had ever heard;
Teres looked equally impressed as he felt.
- Both twins had learned the conventions of this world by now,
- if there were another worthy of it,
we would have been eight.
- As it stands,
we might as well call ourselves the Five.”
- She bowed formally to Trey,
and he shifted awkwardly with Tres.
He took Mars hand as she offered it and felt a callused,
- strong grip that nearly crushed his fingers.
- and he was about to do something stupid,
so Tres kicked him.
- Trey blurted out the question on his mind.
- and Takhatres chuckled lightly in amusement.
He saw Tres edging away from Gazi,
- towards him.
Mar scratched at one bright red lock of hair in embarrassment as the others chuckled.
- but only to an extent.
You might learn the full behind them later,
- but for now—”
- but there was no food or pay for them.
If our King has asked it,
- they might have stayed but I alone…
They would surely sent a delegation if asked.
- No other ruler puts up with them as our lord does.”
- like a scimitar,
but double-sided and it glowed purple in the light.
- Flos took it and admired the blade,
Flos traded an arm-claps with Takhatres and bowed his head slightly.
- Then it was Gazi’s turn.
“you have given me no arms to fight with,
- nor a soldier to raise my banner.
“But even if you had brought nothing but yourself and host of enemies to my gates,
- I would have welcomed you with joy beyond joy.
I trust you know what,
Drevish had died to a swift chop to the neck.
- The blood still flecked around his neck as Flos slowly held the dripping cube of ice.
“Even this greatest of insult must be born,
- for our army is not even gathered.
- He’d never seen Flos look so dispirited.
Only once—only when they’d first walked across world and into that room and seen the man sitting in the small chair,
- weary and old.