“I see that you passed the first two tests,” Crowstone said, clapping him on the shoulder.
“Without your training I would have nothing,” Kalar said. “Any success I owe to you.”
Crowstone waved a hand at him. “Nonsense. I have only unlocked what was inside from the beginning. Which is all the more important now.”
“Thacnor passed through here no more than a day ago. We are close, Kalar. Closer than I have been in years.”
Kalar looked away, to the horizon where the sun was melting. I come for you, he thought.
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Kalar The Apprentice – A Fantasy Adventure told in 20 installments of 100 words! Written by Tony Healey – author of The Stars My Redemption, available now in the Kindle Store. www.tonyhealey.com @FringeScientist on Twitter