Elle and Mias Chapter 120Hilda sighed as only a woman in longing could. It’d been two months since Elle gave birth to Darcy and Lucy and being the quick learner that she was, Hilda found herself not being called upon as often as she would have liked. To pass the time, she helped patrol the woods with Abernos and his brothers, but being the sole female in their quaint little family (since Helga returned to Noric shortly after the ceremony) made her feel lonesome at times. Loneliness made her think of Elle, and Elle made her think about babies, and babies made Hilda’s natural maternal instincts flutter, and so she sighed again.“Are you alright?” Abernos paused on the trail they walked and looked back at her.“Yeah…” Hilda exhaled. “It’s just I thought with these forest patrols we might find an abandon child like you hear about in legends. You know, and we’d raise to be a great warrior who saves the world?”All three Stag brothers looked at her w
9: Elias' RevengeElle stumbled forward onto the beach on hands and knees, just as a wave crashed against her. She fell forward onto her stomach, gasping for air as she tried to catch her breath. Her muscles screamed, her shoulders and arms trembling uncontrollably from the excruciating swim. Her legs cramped, needles of pain crawling over her calves when she tried to stretch her legs. But she had made it, she was alive.She rolled onto her back with a groan, her whole body protesting. Staring up at the starry sky, Elle pushed the damp hair that clung to her cheeks out of her face, bringing herself up onto her elbows. She looked out at the water which shimmered in the moonlight, and in the distance she could make out the silhouette of the Revenge, and she sighed with relief when she realized that it was moving away.Her relief was quickly replaced by guilt when she thought of Thomas. She had left him behind. She shook her head, unable to believe her own selfishness. She should have fought harder,
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