Quests alter not just our actions, but us. That is their true purpose.
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued)
Previously: The mysterious Rhema commanded Gina to find and smite her “true enemy.”
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“Could I have some of that tea now?” Gina asked.
“If you will.” Rhema turned around with an already-poured cup in her hand and held it out to Gina. “If it doesn’t work, we can try again another time.”
What does she mean, ‘If it doesn’t work?’
“And ‘untake’ is perfectly correct, by the way.”
Gina looked down at the spider-veined saucer. Something about its delicacy made her want to drop it, but she fought the urge and lifted its equally antique mate. When she looked up, she saw Rhema staring at her with tears in her eyes. For one brief moment, she could have sworn she’d seen this face before, long ago…
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