Looks like I’ll be posting from this for a while yet, maybe even long enough to find a cable for my external hard drive, or the hand written part of the story that I know I’ve seen somewhere.
This follows from last week’s snippet, which ended with Veren knocking on a door.
Light spilled into the hallway and the small wizened man looked up at him. “Yes?” His eyes and voice were gentle and wise, and Veren suddenly knew that he was doing the right thing.
“I need to talk to you,” he said, his voice barely a whisper. “May I come in?”
The Gnome said nothing, merely opened the door wider and beckoned him to enter.
Veren stepped inside the room, taking a deep breath. Gundrin had treated him with nothing but kindness since he had arrived here with the Priests, the first person who had ever done so. He hoped he wasn’t reading him wrong and that he would be able to help him – help her. “I’ve never done this before,” he said. “But I can’t… I just can’t do what I know I should.”
“Would you like to start from the beginning?” his host asked. “Perhaps with a cup of tea?”