Skies - Sharani Series - Book 3

  • Part 1: Smoke and Ashes

  • Chapter 1: Questions

  • “The Progressions are but seven branches of the same Path walking parallel to one another, all leading to the same eternal goal.

  • They are guides toward salvation.

  • Witnesses to the End.”

  • From the Discourses on Knowledge, Volume 17, Year 1171

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    Lhaurel stared out the back of the wagon, her gaze lingering on the blackened smudge wafting across the horizon which marked where the Sharani Desert used to sit.

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  • The smell of char hung heavy in the air, even this far from the smoky remains.

  • The smoke and debris drifted to the west, out over the mountains, but still the stink of it reached her nose, reminding her of the volcano’s destructive power.

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    She hadn’t seen the eruption— she’d been unconscious at the time— but the aftermath alone made her shudder at the horror her own imagination conjured for her.

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  • She hoped the Rahuli had managed to make it out.

  • If not, her sacrifice, her current situation, and her terror was all for naught.

  • No.

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    Lhaurel shook her head and turned away from the open upper door at the back of the wagon.

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  • She couldn’t think like that.

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    The Rahuli had made it out.

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  • Gavin, Khari, Shallee, and the others all made it to safety.

  • Lhaurel’s sacrifice had not been in vain.

  • She had saved them again.