By Paul Kearney
Rictus desires not anything greater than to put down his spear and turn into the farmer that his father used to be. yet destiny has different principles. a tender warleader has risen to problem the order of items within the very heartlands of the Macht. His identify is Corvus. He ability to make himself absolute ruler of the entire Macht. And he wishes Rictus to assist him.
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The grateful sob slipped from Anne-Marie softly. ” 56 Lori Copeland Creed carefully made his way to where she sat. Reaching out, she helped him to the ground. “You risked your life to save her,” she whispered. ” She caught back a sob. “One old woman couldn’t possibly mean anything to you, but she meant everything to me. ” She turned to look at him. ” He wiped a sooty hand across his face and she winced when she noted that blisters were forming on his palms. “It’s hard to say—a stray spark on the rug.
She hadn’t put those potholes in the road. ” Well now. She could be just as testy as he could. ” The wind whipped her hair into her face and she brushed it aside. ” “Do you want to separate? Because we can. ” He was baiting her but she wasn’t falling for his trick. She hadn’t asked to be involved in that gold shipment, but she had just as much invested in this escapade as these two. If anyone other than Wells Fargo got that gold, she was going to get her share. She was smart enough to know that Creed and Quincy were her best hope for rejoining her sisters in Mercy Flats.
She wasn’t sure if she should call him by his given name, but at the moment the small liberty felt proper. ” Anne-Marie took a bite of bread, chewing thoughtfully. It was a high risk. Those strongboxes belonged to Wells Fargo. The last thing she wanted or sought was more trouble. That gold wasn’t theirs and needed to be returned. ” “I suppose it would, but I don’t see we have much choice but to My Heart Stood Still 49 keep them. I wouldn’t advise turning them over to anyone we didn’t know for certain.