A Promise Upheld
It was not often that Raynie had the chance to relax in front of Alistel's bar. After her commission, things had been very busy for Marco and her. True, they were no longer at war with an overbearing nation. But that did not mean the odd threat did not arise from time to time. Cities needed to be guarded and people protected. Otherwise, more incidents, like the nearly-successful assassination of Queen Eruca, might occur in other parts of the continent. Yet those were far and few between. Most of their work consisted of just making their presence known to the citizens, who would be able to rest easier knowing that they were being watched over.
However, most of their time was spent in Alistel, filling in the positions others had left behind. Like Rosch when he was promoted. Or Stocke.
Stocke. He was the main reason she came here so often when she did have downtime. True, from her little perch in front of Alistel's local pub, she had a great view of the second ward, with