“But you’ll be in danger,” I protested.
“I’ve been in danger since you’ve gotten here, thank you very much. But you’re my friend—my first one—and that means something to me even if doesn’t to you.”
I was speechless. I nodded and felt a vague impulse to hug Brin, but she was scowling at me from behind her thick glasses and her posture seemed so stiff right then that I didn’t dare.
“Here they come!” I heard someone shout.
The door finally gave way—not the door actually, but the stone frame cracked and broke under the punishment. As soon as the door opened a squad of Twelve Sect foot soldiers came through and r...
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