First: A New World
Kael cleared her throat.
“Assume for a moment that I am who I am pretending to be.”
They both turned their attention back to her. It was Caron who spoke first.
“Okay. So.” He hemmed uncertainly. “You want us to pretend that you’re Kaelingrade Torrent-Step. And… that you lived for a thousand years?”
“No, no, that would be silly.” She smiled broadly at him. “Let’s say that a potion went wrong and I suddenly landed here, in this tower, where I was, ah, pretending to be someone pretending to be myself.”
“Okay,” Hallsey leaned forward. “This is a fun game. So you don’t know anything that happened in the last… oh. Like the, um, colonization.”
“Conquest,” Caron offered. Continue reading