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The change was not instantaneous; the white wolf was replaced by the woman's transparent spirit more like curtains being blown in from an open window. Her smile was gentle, but her eyes were insistent. "Brin of the Candeliana Witches, I am Jess... no, I am Chasina, and I must thank you, and ask you for one more favor. Tell me... we were being hunted, my husband and I... tell me everything that has happened. Please, I need to understand."
Sinking down to sit on a convenient log, the High Mistress answered, "Chasina, I am honored to know you. It is a long, long story, but that which I forget, Hawkeye can remind me of," and Brin began to summarize the events that had taken place since the Oakenling had first come to her family in search of aid. As she spoke, the Witch also combed out her hair, since it needed doing anyway. Twice, Hawkeye got up to refill her mug with tea.