I returned shortly before dawn, making my way carefully up the wall and crawling back through the window. My departure seemed to have gone unnoticed: the room appeared to be undisturbed and my door was still bolted. I had feared that my absence would worry Geor, Alarca, Dermond, or all three, and was relieved to find this fear unfounded.
Night has fallen and Alarca and Geor are still speaking with the others. I tried to join them but Geor ushered me back to my room assuring me all was right and that I should rest. It’s frustrating sitting here not knowing what horrors take place just beyond the turn in the road.It has started to rain and now that […]
From my room I can see little in the fading twilight but the alarm bell continues to ring. It is a distant and lonely sound, a child crying out in the night. Geor has spoken of a neighboring town only an hour’s journey away. I assume they are behind the toll of summons. Men have been passing by the inn […]
We have safely arrived! I cannot believe that I, or I should say that we, made it out of the forest. After finding the winding road that runs through those trees we made quicker progress and came upon a small inn. The inn is run by an older man, Geor, and his wife Alarca. The old woman seems skilled in […]
After his collapse I combed through the forest praying to find anything that could help him until we reached a real healer. My efforts were fruitless. All that grew around us were the Elder Flowers Dermond had taught me about.
When I returned to the camp after my search Dermond was still unconscious. […]