Starlight

  Trust “Wait,” says the Bizra to me and the Gen. “Watchers must be taught Sindar’s laws, the Madar language, and the secrets of the towers.” Neebol and Vala back away from the tower, and the opening closes. “How long will this take?” I ask. “I need to leave for Siksa as soon as possible.” “But you’re a watcher!” says the Bizra. “You can’t just leave.” I never intended to stay in the tower, but it’s too soon to reveal the truth. First, I need to gain the knowledge that the watchers have, in case they know something I can use against the Kizak. “Sindar was also a watcher,” I tell them, “but he left Kihyez in his place, when there was a need.” “True,” says one of the Madar. “You can leave after you learn our ways.” “A few hours in the trainer should be enough.” “Let Yagrin absorb…

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