Safe passage

Ellen looked and nodded at Robert. She wanted to say that she spoke a truth that he did not understand yet.

She started her horse down the path, slowly at first. Twice she stopped to talk to patrols allowing Mia to listen. She spoke as someone with authority rather than a lowly servant, though softly. “These are the chosen ones and under my protection,” she said. A few more times she pointed out traps as they traveled.

The woods were beautiful and they made good time. The arrived earlier than what was expected and the patrols would be caught off guard. She slid from the horse and took a scroll from her bag and handed it to Robert, “This will get you to safe lodging. I need to go resume my position. I will provide you what aid I can.,” Ellen said looking at each of the members of the group,

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