This is an excerpt from my current project. This is a very rough first draft and may or may not have been creatively edited to fit the 10 sentence limit.
Continuing from last week.
Arrek pulled his attention back to the man beside him.
“You came with Berrebren?”
“He’s been completing my training as a wizard,” Ta’elsin said, nodding. “The one I was apprenticed to, Sagyl, he became too ill to continue, so he made arrangements for me to go to Berrebren after his death.”
Arrek nodded, hearing the undertones in Ta’elsin’s voice: sorrow and loss and a touch of… not quite bitterness.
“What was Sagyl like?” he asked. “Berrebren has been here before and I know that he’s not… the kindest soul in the world.”
Ta’elsin’s lips twitched at Arrek’s words. “Sagyl was… He was kind and gentle and encouraging and loving. He…” He closed his eyes. “He saved my life but…”
(The prologue is available on Wattpad if you’d like some background information.)
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