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Still posting from Book Two of The Other Mages trilogy this month, mostly because I’m too lazy to pick something different. (This is also why the same CD stays in my car’s player for months on end.)
Trebor is an Empath. D’Laron is his best friend and a Healer.
Luthen is… Well, an Elder in their tradition, and a mentor, especially to Trebor.
Katheri is also an Empath, and Trebor and D’Laron are her Sajen – her trainers/mentors.
Sidden is a Healer and Empath, more experienced than Trebor or D’Laron.
This follows from last week:
“…I hear that you and Del have taken on a Qestora?”
“Katheri. She’s an Empath.”
“How was her Awakening?” he asked as he opened the kitchen door.
“Rough. It happened in the campus dining hall and she bolted. Fortunately she was still enough in control of her mind that she bolted to Del’s study.”
“It wasn’t as bad as Trebor’s,” D’Laron said. He reached out and drew Sidden into an embrace. “Welcome. It’s good to have you here.”
“It’s good to see you, Del. It’s good to be here.”
Trebor looked at Luthen. “Thank you,” he said. “This is the best gift anyone could have given me.”
Luthen grinned. “He’s just on loan. We’ll need him back eventually.”
And while I’m at it:
Qestoro is a male apprentice
Qestori is the plural and can refer to males, females, or both.
Saj (singular, male or female)
Sajen (plural, male or female)
6 responses to “Rainbow Snippet for 8-3-2019”
Love that last line! :)
This “awakening” process sounds intriguing! 💞
It’s rough for Empaths. (Not as bad for people with other gifts.)
Being an empath is horrendous. And waking to your gifts in a crowded dining hall? Yeah, no… I think I missed a few of these. /runs to catch up/
Ooo this is intriguing.
That last line made me smile.