Some time ago when we first started swapping stuff I mentioned Spider and said I wanted to post it but was afraid of the spoilers. Well after your long week I wanted to post something short for you that required no real brain power (and I haven't gotten around to finishing J/S) so I read over this and removed what was spoilerish about it. Don't read too much into it,
Kennan stalked after
Damn the Gods if I know why I am following him. It would be a pleasure to me, the camp, and Daved if he would keep walking until he reached Raji. Why do I bother? He’s brought this pain on himself.
He spun on his heel, fully intending to let the older man return on his own, when he heard an ear piercing scream.
Swords drawn he ran in the direction of the scream, almost tripping over a fallen branch, and fully expecting to come upon an ambush. What he found was
Slowly Kennan sheathed the duel blades and then lowered his head to meet
Kennan followed his hand, but saw nothing, “Bry? There’s nothing there.”
“Sp – spi – spider,” he stammered.
Refraining from laughing, but only just, Kennan approached the bush and what could be now seen as a small, black spider, no bigger than his own thumbnail. He reached out with said thumb and forefinger to flick the spider out of
“Gods! One of the most powerful Mages in existence and you are afraid of spiders,” he chuckled.
Kennan grinned, “Why didn’t you just smite the spider?”