Ch. 28: When Angels Weep, pt. 1 (1)
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The earth seeps blood

When angels weep.

In death’s black hood

Do warriors sleep.

The nameless man

Is buried deep,

When heaven cries

And angels weep.


              The words repeated themselves in Andromeda’s head, a poem written in the time of the Extermination carried to her from childhood memories by the cool night wind. Summer’s days were waning, and autumn’s wind broke free at night, howling at the full moon already visible through the clouds in the darkening sky. She had read that warrior poem in the safety of her home when it was merely pretty, woeful words on a page, but now it chilled her b...

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