Sem Partoldi liked this. “We cannot resist putting ourselves at risk with
1 another, can we? A little gamble here, a little 1 there. I will tell
you the story of my 1st journey, the secret wonder and mystery of it which
I have told no 1, not even my mother, may Heourkavna embrace her always,
nor my wunpaqs, even if they would attend.”
“But will it be the true story or whatever seems feasible in the moment?
I should make you tell it me now, to see if I believe it or at the least
like it.” I finished my tea.
was another sharp flash in Sem Partoldi’s eyes, and deep in their emerald
depths that something more. What was it? A knowledge? A challenge? A sting?
not define it. “I must go to Gamedon to receive the message which may pertain
to me. If it truly is a message to me from the person I suspect there is
no way I can ignore it. It may be a mistake. It seems unlikely such a message
could have found me here but it has been relayed, patched and boosted so
many times it has deteriorated. It may be from her.”
“Which you cannot ignore,” Sem Partoldi nodded. “I understand this."