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  1. Public Bookmark 36

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    “I care for you, Caleb,” Essek says suddenly, as Caleb walks towards the door to the rest of the outpost. “I expect nothing from it, but, ah. We are heading into peril tomorrow, and...honesty is a new habit.”

    There’s a bitter edge of amusement beneath his words.

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    A conversation after the Nein return to Eiselcross, the day before the expedition. Feelings are hard for the unlovable.

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    07 Apr 2021

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  2. Public Bookmark 26

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    “If you do not want to leave,” he says, “then I won’t force you. But I won’t have you live where a tyrant has spent his nights, either.”

    “No?” Her words are shaky. Relief makes her head swim, her breath gaspy. “Where— Where then will you put me?”

    “The tower by mine is empty, still. It will do until you decide otherwise.”

     

    He extends a hand. When she rises and goes to take it, the dragon’s palm is warm as a candleflame against her own.

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    15 Mar 2021

  3. Public Bookmark 26

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    Essek stumbles on a romance novel on Caleb's shelf, along with a few truths about himself.

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    08 Mar 2021

  4. Public Bookmark 62

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    Essek takes Caleb's wrist in one hand, and presses a spool against his palm. “I do not possess the magic to force myself to speak the truth, but I think for a man with your training… this will be the next best thing.”

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    24 Feb 2021

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    oh my god this is the best shadowgast..... in ever?

  5. Public Bookmark 29

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    Essek had too much on his mind to pay attention to his own feelings. That soft smile wasn’t helping.
    (Modern AU with an overworked and unemotional management consultant Essek Thelyss realizing there’s more important things in life than status and prestige with the help of a cozy and wiser physics PhD student Caleb Widogast).
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    10 Feb 2021