Few things are harder than regaining the trust of someone who believes you’ve betrayed them.
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty-Three: Return to Rennou (Continued)
Previously: When Gina last saw B’frona he was a boy. But the one who stood before her now was a lanky–angry–teenager.
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“B’frona?” Gina’s eyes widened.
“Why do you look the same?”
“Why do you look different?”
“Still as stupid as ever. Have you never heard of aging?”
At that moment, a round-faced woman just beyond her teens appeared at the foot of the stairwell and said, “B’frona, that wuckle-hen you snared will char unless…” She spotted the two strangers. “Forgive a foolish maid. I did not realize—”
“Set two extra portions,” B’frona instructed.
“I will, little brother.” The girl hurried up the stairs.
B’frona followed her without saying another word.
Gina stood in silence until Zack stepped up behind her and said, “I think…
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