First: Spoils of War I: Surrender
PLEASE NOTE: I WENT BACK TO THE END OF CHAPTER 21 AND AM REWRITING FROM THAT POINT.
He had plans. Aran had plans to take down the Mountain. She really had slept a while.
“Plans. Right.” She looked at the tray and mopped up the last corner of a roll. “Let’s – where do you have everything?”
“Office. It’s this way.” He looked guilty, again. “Do you think you can-?”
“I’d better find out fast.” She lifted the tray and offered it to him. “Thank you for breakfast. And uh, who made the bread?”
“Donnal. He’s with Ford. He figured out the whole like, wild yeast? I don’t know, anyway, it was some doing but we made it happen.” He took the tray from her, shifted to hold it one-handed, and offered her his other hand. Continue reading