Patience (Part Four of The Archeress)
She was normally able to pass the inevitable waiting time during a mission by thinking about the details of the work to be done, or with the mantras of the Way.
Tonight, though, was not a normal mission, and she was unable to fold gently into the meditation. Her thoughts strayed constantly (and dangerously) to him, and the waypoints of their life together.
The rainy day they’d met.
The surprise party he’d thrown for her when she’d passed the Trials.
Their wedding day.
Their final argument.
It would end in a few hours’ time, but the tormenting thoughts would not.
Part 1: Preparation
Part 2: Infiltration
Part 3: Eyrie