I’m posting from my current writing WiP, Song and Shadow, a prequel to Song and Sword. It’s a rough draft and I still don’t have an actual outline for it so it’s going to be a fun ride.
Picking up from last week’s snippet.
“I can help you, if you want me to.”
“How? And at what cost?”
“By teaching you to act the part until it becomes second nature to you. As for the cost…” He let his voice trail off for a moment, and shrugged. “You may find it too high, or perhaps not high enough.”
“What is it?”
“Friendship.” Hierik echoed the word as it echoed in his mind. He shook his head. “Princes don’t have friends.”