Lorik studied the hunchback as she mounted her massive white charger easily even in her full armor.
Despite the oppressive heat, she stayed bundled in her cloak.
As civilization fell behind them, the old man nodded toward her. “You must be hot, and we are well past where others can see you.”
She paused then sighed. “He might as well know the truth sooner than later.”
“What truth…” Lorik’s jaw fell open as she shrugged off the cloak and revealed a pair of fluffy white wings.
“That I am a half-breed abomination. But I’m still going to destroy Thorn.”