Luenos shakes me awake. < Vance, > he says, < it is dawn. Let us go. >
Vihkir throws me onto the bed.
Maxwell slaps the side of my face twice. “Hey, loser,” he says, “you gotta stop doing this.”
“Tell me about yourself,” Vihkir says.
The crash rumbles throughout the ship as the groaning of metal rings in my ears. Howard’s mouth moves yet sound doesn’t follow. He points to the back of the docks. His eyes are wide and glossy with fear.
“Where is he?” Aart shouts once he spots Leuthar, who has taken the liberty of ending yet another man’s life. “Where is Indigo?”
After all her travels, Fay finds herself closer to the capital by three villages now. Although it still isn’t much considering she still has miles to go—and about twenty more of said villages to pass through—she still sees it as a victory, as every little
Indigo stumbles into his dorm room. He barely makes it to the
By the time he’s had his third awakening amidst the cold and dreary night, Indigo learns to pay it no heed. He frowns, shuffles to the side of his bed, while staring at the ominous-looking letter, with burnt edges, that has been slipped beneath his door.
Just when Indigo thinks things couldn’t get any worse, they do.