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The Book of Deacon By Joseph R. Lallo Characters: 4828

Updated: 2018-01-20 12:02

"I am afraid that she is presently our only student not currently engaged with another Master, and you are the only Master not tutoring at least one student, " Deacon said.

"And if I refuse?" he said.

"I had a word with the Elder. She informed me that if Myranda chooses to study under your tutelage, you are honor-bound to provide it. You took the oath, " Deacon informed.

Now Myranda understood. This was the only way that she would be able to learn the truth from the one she knew as Leo. Deacon was helping her to force him to listen.

"You still owe me an explanation!" Myranda demanded.

"Do not do this, girl, " he warned.

"I choose him, " she said.

"You have made a terrible mistake, " the malthrope fumed.

"I have had enough of the lies. It is worth it to hear the truth, " she said.

"Excellent. Superb. I will inform the appropriate people. As a Master with an apprentice, you naturally have access to any resources you find necessary to teach. Myranda, on those days that you are not overly taxed by your lessons in magic, you will report here and take lessons in combat from our skilled expert. I will leave you two to get better acquainted for now and get some much-needed rest, " Deacon said, walking away with a grin.

The malthrope and the girl exchanged long, angry stares. Myn was aware of the tension, and confused by it. This was the first time she'd had the two of them to herself since they left the

tossed it in the air and caught it expertly by the tip, pointing the handle in her direction.

"Take it, " he said.

"Why?" she asked.

"Take the weapon, " he ordered.

She did so.

"Now use it, " he said.

"How?" Myranda asked.

The malthrope pulled up his sleeve and clenched his fist.

"No, " she said, dropping it to her side.

"Cut me, " he said.

"Absolutely not, " she said.

"You said that you would do anything. Draw a single drop of blood and I will tell you every detail, " he said.

Myranda froze. This was what she wanted. She approached him, gripping the dagger firmly. It was a simple thing. Just a cut. It needn't be a large one, either. Just enough to show blood. She passed those words through her mind again and again as she tried to muster the strength. She put the blade to his arm and took a deep breath. Just a little pressure. Just a tiny push. Her hand was shaking. Finally, she dropped the weapon to the ground.

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