Seventh Shard - Chapter TwoIt didn't take them long to reach the next town, not while riding the Dune Hounds, at least. As they trotted into town, Indivar walking close to Kamat's right flank, many of the townsfolk turned their heads to watch
The Seventh ShardThe light was dim in the early sunrise, barely enough light to see his hand in front of his face, but it was of no concern to the figure atop the high dunes. The sands swept around him, swirling in the win
Shatterglass"Just tell me you're joking. You can't seriously intend to go through with this heinous idea of yours?" He cast a woeful glance at the young man who stood a little more than an arm's length away from him, just barely within range of his heavy, scaled tail, before his companion's face was half-hidden beneath a ragged gray cloak, and a cloth mask. It hurt him to think that after this, it was likely he would never see this young man ever again. Not here, in this war-torn desert they called home. "Surely, there's some other way that you can-"
"There isn't any other way, Hatij," The cloaked young man shook his head, sighing. "I have to do this, or none of us can ever be free. Whether or not death awaits me at the end of my road is still up to fate and the gods to decide. All you can do is wish me luck and stop being so doubtful."
"It's in my nature to be doubtful, Sakim..It is in the nature of all my people since the wars of a hundred years past," Hatij shook his head, flicking his lizard t