“He’s right, you know,” Ng said, when no one else would comment. Aa might be a respected Elder, but she’d been treating Phyr horribly, and Ng was tired of watching Maat worry himself to sleep every day over Phyr’s drinking. “He did save your life.” Verses from a Hunting Saga surfaced in her memory and she quoted them.
He who preserves my life is as my brother.
She who aides me in battle is as my sister.
I will honor them all of my days,
As I honor my parents.
May it be so,
Lest Shaae think me weary of this life
And ungrateful for His protection.
Aa did not say anything, not even to rebu...
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