The Promised OthersSaerna felt his arrival long before she ever saw him with her eyes.The Promised Others by tainia
She knew, this was the day she would meet him, the one she had always felt just out of reach, on the verge of consciousness.
She felt his presence long before she ever knew that he was a living being. Laughed at and tormented for ever thinking that anyone could be a part of her. She was the lowest of the low, an ungainly maiden with no worth or value. She would live her life as a servant. Or so she was lead to believe.
And that day was to change everything. She knew it from the first breath she took that morn. That this day would be change all that she had ever known or been told.
The hours crept by agonisingly slowly. The rush with the morning meal was melted down by metre as the sun rose above the castle. Meaningless chores occupied the time as the midday loomed ever so far. And when that rush was finished, it was just an unbearable time with the pending night.
And it was the approach of nightfall that brought a stor