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The Queen walked to the window and looked down at her son walking towards the forest; she knew now where he would be heading. Perhaps his affections would be of use to her after all. If he could get the witch to trust him, she could use that trust to destroy Desdia once and for all.
“I think you may be right Fezzik. I want you to go with my son, encourage him to find out what the witch is up to. This witch may be the key to capturing all of the witches of Desdia.”
Although Quinne was indeed a special breed, most in Desdia found her to be dangerous, and reckless. The later may in fact be true but nonetheless this reputation left Quinne with few friends which whom she could spend her time. This left Quinne restless and often ended in her searching around Desdia, it was never long before she found herself in trouble, and this particular outing was no different. Bored, Quinne decided to take advantage of the deep heat of the sun, she found a smooth rock by the waterfall that separated inner Desdia from outer Desdia, laid down and began to meditate.
It didn’t take long for Azrael to realize her ward was not your typical baby. From even her young age, Quinne; as Azrael decided to call her, had an affinity for magic, she could call forth the elements from her crib. Magic wasn’t the only thing Quinne accelerated in, while babes her own age were learning how to roll over Quinne was quickly outrunning Azrael. In six months time Quinne appeared to be that of a young child, although small in stature her innovation mine and other advancements could no longer be denied by Azrael or the other council members.
Draped in long flowing robes the women walked quickly through the cold night air. A feint noise in the distance would pull at their attention for a brief moment but only long enough for them to move even faster. No matter how fast they moved, not a sound was heard from their group, not a whisper or crinkle of grass, truly they seemed to float along the path. The leader, oldest and most wise of the women walked in front, urging them to move quicker while carrying a small bundle wrapped so tightly in her arms it was almost indistinguishable.