Lawgiver’s Blade

Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Three Part Six

June 19th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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“Natlin?” Tamasa said after they told them about the conversation they’d overheard. “She pious and traditional but not a bad woman. She was probably just nervous.”

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Three Part Five

June 12th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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“I knew you’d say that,” he said. “So I already cleared it with Kadria.”

He picked up the bowl of stew that Imalia had been eating from prior to the news of her husbands’s death and held it out to her. “And I know that the news has killed your appetite but you need to eat if you are to stand any chance of recovering your magic.”

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Three Part Four

June 5th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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She must have dozed off herself because the next thing she knew her father was shaking her awake. Tamasa was standing behind him with two bowls of a rich, spicy stew. Hunks of meat floated in the rich gravy.

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Three Part Three

May 22nd, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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At home they found Imalia lying on a mattress near the hearth swaddled in their winter bedding she was still shivering. Tamasa was kneeling by her and holding a steaming cup of broth to her lips.

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Three Part Two

May 15th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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It was early evening Imalia finally finished with her last patient. Tamasa was preparing the evening meal and Mayin was down by the lake watching her husband work on the boat again, so Alidra was playing chase with her friends on the Green when Imalia emerged from the Shrine. Her shoulders were slumped and she was walking even more slowly than the previous day. Alidra broke away from the game and ran to tell Tamasa.

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Three Part One

May 9th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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A/N: Sorry for missing Monday’s post. I had a migraine

When Alidra awoke next morning Imalia was awake but still haggard with exhaustion. She and Tamasa were sitting by the hearth watching the porridge pot. To Alidra’s surprise Imalia had abandoned her own seat and was kneeling on the floor beside Tamasa, their hands were entwined and they were talking quietly and intensely.

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Two Part Four

May 1st, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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“That thinking is too common recently, and most of the people I meet like that are already wrong,” Imalia scowled. “I want to know where it’s coming from.”

“She reminds me of the farmer who told us we had to convert to be healed.” Madric said. “He had a similar attitude.”

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Two Part Three

April 24th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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When Alidra returned from her lesson Imalia was still kneeling by Rinia and chanting. The glow that had so perplexed her parents was still there but it had faded a great deal.

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Two Part Two

April 17th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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The healer who came to Shael a couple of days later was a pretty woman, petite, dark haired, and around the same age as Alidra’s mother. She rode into the village while the children were sparring on the green as part of their lessons. As she dismounted near where Lilat was overseeing the children one of the villagers ran up to hold her horse. The mage in the meantime walked slowly over to Lilat. She had dark circles under her eyes as if she hadn’t slept for days.

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Lawgiver’s Blade: Chapter Two Part One

April 10th, 2019  |  Published in Lawgiver's Blade

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Ten moons later, not long after Alidra’s eighth nameday, another visitor brought trouble to Shael. It was Lawgiver’s day and she was playing with her friends on the green when they saw the cart approaching.

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