Is there anything more agonizing than being helpless to save someone you love?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty-Three: Return to Rennou (Continued)
Previously: B’frona began telling Gina about the changes that occurred in her dragon whelp “Puff” after she’d abandoned him.
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“At the end of the second week, Boof’s (Puff’s) mournful song came to an end and he began to show signs of strength. Some said it was a ‘new miracle.’
“It was not. He grew hostile, lashing his tail at all who came near. He breathed a great flame at an elder who brought him shrennel. And always he continued to grow. He was already the size of a horse. Five weeks after your betrayal—”
“B’frona—” said Sh’renn.
“No! I call it what it was—what it is.” He breathed in, caging his anger. “I slept in a merchant’s stall near the Great…
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