The War of Blood and Iron – Chapter 30

Leaving the Cealian embassy and its tragic occupant behind, the group headed up the wide street and toward the palace of Lathos. Though a layer of ornate stonework had been added to the castle over the years, Dronkhar recognized the rocky bones of a fortress underneath. He muttered in disgust at the sight of the same decay that plagued the …

The War of Blood and Iron – Chapter 29

The night passed in troubled silence. No one mentioned Dronkhar’s fevered battle-rage, and the darkness pressed in on the camp so completely that speech itself felt unnatural. Dawn never arrived, but the grayness brightened until it was once again possible to see the road stretching out before them. The lingering horror of what Piraeus had become had rendered rest impossible, …