After Musa made his declaration, silence ensued. The heavy moment was broken by laughter and the surrounding people turned to the source of the sound, only to see Hafis barely managing to hold-in his mirth.
Jide finished his sword routine with his great sword balanced vertically before him and the broadside of the sword facing forward. The sword was heavy for anyone who was not a mage and had been picked up along the way on their journey.
Unfortunately, Nnenna discovered that she only had enough energy to maintain her awareness and that even for a short time.
Nnenna awoke to the sounds of a throaty purr beside her. She opened her weary eyes and saw the reptilian tiger, “Hey Kayto, did you help me out again? So, where are we now?”
As soon as Musa heard Jide’s scream, he knew something was wrong and began to pull back. It was then he noticed that Nze had set a trap for him. Unfortunately, there was not enough time to fully retreat so he decided to sacrifice his left hand.