I’m so happy with the new edits that I’m going to post Chapter Two also. Enjoy.
Jax, Earon, and the ancient monk, Nalo, waited for me in the wood-paneled council room the next morning.
“We sent some of our brothers back to Weston, and to other villages close by to see if they can uncover anything else,” Earon said. “Jackson’s informed us that he sent word to the Emperor in Norberg and asked for a sky-train to expedite your trip. We think it’s best if you continue towards Leayone and see if you can pick up any new information until the sky-train arrives.”
A small door on the south side of the room opened. Warm air blew into the room, carrying on it the scents of lilacs and violets. A third monk entered, followed by Hunter. She wore light-weight, leather armor similar to what Jax and I wore, but modified to fit a woman’s curves—and she had curves. The tight leather molded around her large breasts and shapely hips. She had the thick arms and legs of a warrior, but at only two or three inches over five feet tall, she seemed too small to handle the long sword she had sheathed to her back. She glanced at me with her large, round eyes as she approached. I ran an unsteady hand through my own dark-brown hair. Continue reading Blood of Esta – Chapter Two