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Then next day was set aside for rest, before plans were implemented at sundown. In the early morning, not yet sleepy, Marea sought the consolation of her Gran, not that the older Witch needed to say anything, it was enough just being together comfortably.
Ynarra, however, had something on her mind. She sighed. "My dear, you know how much I love and appreciate you, as well as how accomplished and valuable I believe you to be. So I have decided that you may accompany me to locate the Traitor, in order to deal with any distractions to my focus... like crossbow bolts aimed at my back, for example." The elderly woman smiled.
"Yes, Gran, and thank you. It goes without saying that you're very precious to me as well," Marea answered.
"During the duel, you'll stay back. You must promise me this, or you won't come, do you understand?"