There had been no small amount of discussion among the Singers for how to best slip past their guard on this second night’s search. Thank the Gods, Runa had not even alluded to Tuning again, although Reki thought that was more because of Bea’s presence than out of any insight on her part. In the end, they decided they had to chance the lullaby again. Only this time it was Svana who Sang, since her voice was the highest and softest of everyone’s.
“Why are you a battle-chanter?” Reki asked, her curiosity getting the better of her, as they hurried to the hold’s lone tower.
The plump woman offered a small smile. “Family matters, I’m afraid.”
“Ah.” That explained precisely nothing, and yet everything it needed to. They hurried on.
The tower was built overlooking the cliff face that led down to Breidelstein town and served as over watch as…
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