From Chapter 5 – Infamous Sorcerer of Eternicca
*This excerpt is from the first draft of Book 1. It has since undergone nearly
a dozen rounds of editing/revision, so the final form is a bit different.
Rock by rock, they crossed over the river. Vyvianna noticed there wasn’t a fish in sight and the water was still. Once they got to the other side, they set up camp behind the largest hill.
“You know, we can’t always be hiding away in The Eternal Wood like this. Eternicca is still my home and I take care of the orphan children. What will they do without me?” Vyvianna said.
Leonelle took off his dark gray cape, spread it on the ground, and took a seat. “Here, sit.” He motioned to the generous empty space next to him and replied, “They’re going to be just fine. We, however, won’t be if we return to town and try to play it off like nothing happened. Zollamedes is as cunning and ruthless as they come.”
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