“It’s only a scratch, why did she collapse?” asks Tolan. I look over at my brother thankful for once that he disobeyed my wishes to be alone with Lily. I shake my head unsure.
“I don’t know for certain,” I reply. “She passed out more at the sight of you, than from any wound that I can see.”
“Well, that’s not very flattering, especially when I’m better looking than you are,” Tolan says searching her face, “She is beautiful. She doesn’t seem to have the height, but she has her mother’s coloring. There’s no mistake that she’s Senestra’s daughter. Her brother being here further confirms it.”
“Thanks to you he didn’t succeed in killing her. I suppose Velesi owes you a debt, brother.” I continue to look at the girl and the feeling of having a connection with her slowly nags at me. This pisses me off. I don’t want any connection to her.
“And you, you also owe me a debt.” says Tolan, breaking into my thoughts. After a moment he adds quietly, “You know that Kalis was never meant to be in your future.”
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