“Helga, I know you have the power to overthrow our Lady,” Brimstone states, looking around cautiously.
“Why would I want to do that?” Helga demands, baring her teeth.
“I never believed your parents when they said that you were very powerful . . .” He rubs the back of his neck.
“Wait, you knew my parents?” asks Helga with eyes suddenly brightening.
Brimstone glares at Helga and then reveals, “Yes, before they betrayed us all. Before they abandoned you and your sisters.”
“Huh?” Helga crinkles her nose. “I don’t get it. You talk of my parents betraying all of us when you, yourself, are talking of treason against our Lady.”
Brimstone turns his back and stares up at the dark night sky. His breath is visible due to the cold crisp air.
Click Follow to receive emails when this author adds content on Bublish