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Still posting from Book Five of the Academy of the Accord (fantasy) series that I have been (and will be) working on for forever.
I’m picking up from last week, where Draethlen asked Wellhym if he and Kordelm were lovers.
(For those just tuning in, Kordelm and Wellhym are warriors, captains at The Academy of the Accord, and they are lovers. Draethlen is a 10 year old cadet rescued from an orphanage where he was sexually abused by the headmaster.)
“Of course it’s all right that you didn’t like what he did,” Wellhym said. “We don’t like what he did to you either.”
“In fact,” Kordelm said, “that’s probably the reason that we are here instead of with Marsden and our wizards.”
Draethlen tilted his head questioningly and Wellhym chuckled. “Kord got a little… agitated… when Marsden told us what had happened. If we’d gone, I’m sure that your former headmaster would be dying a slow and gruesome death.”
Draethlen glanced at Kordelm: his eyes were flashing in remembered anger and his jaw was clenched, his muscles tight. Seeing Draethlen looking at him, he let out a slow breath. “I did fly off the handle a bit,” he admitted.
“A bit? Marsden thought you were going to turn his chairs into firewood.”
Kordelm shrugged. “I didn’t, though.”
10 responses to “Rainbow Snippet for 7-28-2018”
Heh, Wellhym seems so serene while Kord…gets agitated. :) Good thing Kord has Wellhym!
Yep. Kordelm tends to act first, think later.
That would be me. I almost took off a friend’s head just because he jumped out of the shrubbery trying to scare his sister and me, all set to fight for our lives. Of course, I stopped when I realized who stood there in the dark. But that story remains in their family lore. ~grin~ Thank you for sharing. And Happy Writing!
They are a balanced couple, one fiery, one calm. :)
I love how you display their relationship here. There must always be a cool headed one in the relationship, my wife and I laugh because depending on what it is, either one of us can go off, we just have to hope one of us stays calm. LOL
I like the balance these two strike together, and the comfort they’re giving the boy. Nice snippet.
I understand the urge to kill in this situation
It’s probably not a good idea to cross those two! ♡
I like them together. I like how you show their dynamic in this snippet.