It almost tickled, the way it ran down from behind her ear and across her neck before dripping from her hair, its crimson warmth collecting in a puddle before her. The pain nearly unbearable, and unable to move, as a weight pinned her to the floor, she watched the glistening ruby pool grow. How ironic that with all her efforts over the past years to protect Ehyeh’s chosen, her days would end as the result of an accident entirely of her own making.
She knew her time ran short, as the Good One had revealed things to her some time ago. But this was not at all what she’d expected. Her mind racing, she revisited images from her past. Two, in particular, troubled her. She’d not been mindful of discussing some things with others who had a need to know. The thought made her wince. Also, she’d failed to understand, failed to allow that there were those who might know as well—or even better—than she, failed to appreciate the difficulties they faced.
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