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Spirit of Compassion

On a cloudless night west of Gwaren, two figures met in the darkness. The two men clutched their cloaks tightly around themselves against the night’s chill, their breath rising in the moonlight. “Wintermarch is fast approaching, Captain,” said Ser Presten, breaking the silence at last. “If your man does not return soon, I fear we will celebrate the First Day in the forest.”

Ser Kellin laughed. “You are not normally one so prone to hyperbole, Knight-Commander. You truly must hate the cold. It is a wonder that you ever chose to move so close to the sea. Gwaren nights set a chill to one’s bones even in the midst of Solace.”

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