Song of Oblivion - Chapter SixSong of Oblivion - Chapter Six by Ghanima-Atreides
The plan was simple. Negotiate their way into an audience with Aranaea and persuade her to give up the stolen books. They had five hundred Septims they were prepared to part with if other tactics failed and if worst came to worst...facing Aranaea alone or nearly so made for better odds than fighting their way through the entire fort. With their leader gone, the others would most likely scatter. It was a straightforward plan, at least in theory....but Onmund, Lalwen and Katarina knew that in practice it would be anything but. Too many unknowns remained: the size and layout of Fellglow Keep, the number of inhabitants, but most dangerous of all was the fact that it was their territory. They knew the place and had the superior numbers, both of which were powerful advantages. Potentially deadly ones.
Those thoughts and more roved inside Kate's mind that misty Middas morning as the group drew near the ruins of Fellglow, which jutted like broken teeth from the rugged landscape. Most of