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Alleb bent her wrist carefully.
Sun Nov 1, 2015 20:06

It didn't feel any different, but murin steel didn't feel much different from regular steel.

She lowered her hand and looked straight into Jo's eyes; it felt a little odd, since Jo was looking over her shoulder for some reason. "Thank you," she said. "If ever there is something I might do to repay you, I shall do it."

Hoping that her gratitude matched the act (which she still didn't understand; but she didn't fully understand electricity yet either), she turned and looked at Sam. Her lips quirked up a little, and her eyes glinted blue for a moment. "Perhaps she isn't," she said. "but my King most certainly is. And even if he weren't, my people don't have... what do you call them? Swear words. At least, not like yours does. 'Moonrascals' is about all I've got."

Michael, meanwhile, had caught his breath and calmed down, and was now watching Minty apprehensively. "How much longer till she moves again?" he asked, fear edging into his voice.

((It is, of course, possible that the Knights of Alleble have swear words, but since Agent Alleb comes from a Christian YA series, 'moonrascals' really is as strong as it gets.

  • "Magic," she said, as if it explained anything. "Well, um, the only magic is stuff I'm not using, I just bartered away some food and beer for healing and used a lock of hair for warding courtesy of a ... more
    • Alleb bent her wrist carefully. — Alleb, Sun Nov 1 20:06
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