By Sharon Shinn, Rebecca York, Carol Berg, Jean Johnson
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Factions were afraid of each other—and fought each other. People gathered together for protection—which is how the city-states were born. But I think that in the world Falcone discovered, things are different. " She stared at him, fascinated. "I think one of Falcone's slaves found the portal. " "Yes! " "She and Falcone and I were all at school together. " She had been listening intently. " He made a rough sound. "Falcone had alliances—not friends. " Zarah felt her chest tighten. "I acted that way, too," she said in a small voice.
He had given her words. Now he opened his heart. Opened his mind. Made himself totally vulnerable to her. He felt her breathing change. " she whispered. " He leaned down and rubbed his lips against her. Her eyes blinked open and she stared at him. " "Scanlon is… gone," she whispered. "Don't try to talk. Just rest," he murmured. She looked past him and saw Quinn. " Quinn turned and looked over her shoulder. " "Thank you," Zarah whispered. The other woman nodded. "We'll talk later," Griffin said.