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If you haven’t read Traveler and Warrior, be warned: there be spoilers ahead! Proceed at your own risk!
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Of all the things that I thought might happen, never in my most terrible nightmares did I think things would come to this. Never in my wildest imaginings did I contemplate that Sebrina could be so cruel, or my father so weak. All my life I had seen my uncle’s passion balance my father’s caution – until yesterday, when nothing he said would tip the scales in Charlie’s favor.
Yesterday, I had thought that watching the lash fall again and again upon my chosen’s naked flesh was the worst thing I would ever see, and the hoarse screams forced from his lips the worst thing I would ever hear.
I was wrong.
Watching him die was.