During her recovery, Mara sat with Alyx, also in bandages, on the terrace below her apartment. Together, they observed the restoration of the fallen curtain wall. From the morning after their triumph, soldiers had been laboring to restore it as swiftly as possible.
“I pray they’ll have it in place before the first Spanish reinforcements try to recapture Spainfort from us,” said Mara. “Is there any news of Spanish movements? Do we know where they are?”
“We’ve no better news than we had yesterday, Prince Mara,” Alyx reported. “Our scouts haven’t sighted them yet. …read more