The Familiar Stranger - Chapter 18Chapter 18 - The Promise- By SoulDragonWithFlowTwilight’s eyes slowly flickered open as she gradually regained consciousness. Her tired brain tried to recount the last few hours. Wait. She was in the infirmary! What had happened? How long had she been here? Who had brought her here? Despite the myriad of questions floating around in her mind, she noticed she felt remarkably relaxed and well rested. She sat up slowly in bed and noticed a small wooden box on the bedside unit. She opened it and her jaw fell when she saw the beautifully crafted jewelry inside. She couldn’t stop smiling; she was almost on the verge of tears. She read the beautifully inscribed text on the side of the golden bands before trying it on. It clipped around her neck and fitted perfectly. The pendent and the heart-shaped diamond hung beautifully on her chest, a befitting symbol for one so kind. A friendly familiar voice broke the eerie silence of the infirmary.“Well well, the sleep
TFS Chapter 18 preview - The promise“You know the rules of the game Silver. The promise a worrier makes when he takes up arms.” Raiko sighed and looked down at the floor in shame. “I broke the promise.” He looked up at his old armor in equal parts reminiscence and pain. “To fight. To fly. To serve and protect.” Raiko started.“Never bargain or betray. Never cruel or cowardly. Never surrender.” Silver added.“To give all that I am, and all I ever was or will be, in the names of the land, and the people I will always defend. In the name of honor, and peace, I am, and always will be, a worrier of Azimuth.” Raiko finished.
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