Last 100 words For Aerie – Dec 10

Getting closer, in the final scene. Here’s your 100 words.

Fortunately for all of them, Tayi was keeping the fledgling busy this morning. He was about to lose patience with Dhala when Askari walked into the room. “Why are you cleaning, Dhala? You’re no longer Sibin’s Saat.” Askari winked at Sibin. “Let the slob clean up after himself. There was talk among the old women that he ran off his last Saat, and regretted it later.”

Sibin snorted but then stopped short at the expression Dhala was giving Askari. He stood frozen for a moment or two and his lips drew into a thin line, all the time staring at Askari.

“What? Why do you have that look on your face? Askari asked.

He stood judging Askari for another few moments. He finally exhaled a trembling breath. “I saw him, Askari. In the Misiq camp.”

“Are you certain? He doesn’t look that—“

“No. I’m certain.”

Sibin interrupted the pair. “What are you talking about?”

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