Rainbow Snippet for 11-24-2018

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Picking up from last week in my never-never project (as in it’s “never never” going to be finished).

With an effort Kordelm shook off the memory. “That’s a valid question,” he replied as Wellhym started going through Caristen’s desk drawers. “A lot of warriors insist that they don’t need to know how to read or write and some take great pride in not knowing. But…” He stopped and stared at his partner. “Wel? What are you doing?”

“I’m trying to give them an example of why it is a good thing to be able to read and write.” Wellhym closed the last drawer in exasperation. “Where does your wizard keep paper?”

Kordelm laughed and moved to a full length cupboard in the corner of the room.  “Tor’s a lightweight,” he said. “Desk drawers aren’t big enough for Cair’s stash.” He opened the door and reached inside.“How much do you need?”

“One sheet,” Wellhym said, staring at the cupboardful of paper and shaking his head. “I’d say that Cair hasn’t changed since we were the age of this lot but I think he’s gotten worse.”

Kordelm laughed and handed him a sheet of paper as Wellhym sat down at the desk.








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9 responses to “Rainbow Snippet for 11-24-2018

  1. It could be worse, a wizard’s desk…😏

  2. LOL. One can never have too much paper! ❤️

  3. smithandskarry1

    I love how much this scene says about the two wizards – feeling a bit envious of that cupboard full of paper though, it’s like gold dust in my house!

  4. Oooh, paper. Seriously. I love nice paper, particularly parchment, which I would think a wizard would use by default. (Or at least use in a spell book)

  5. I completely understand. You can never have enough paper. I have tons of notebooks and stationary.

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