Maggie smiled softly and stood. The little picnic had been wonderful, but it was time for her to do what she had come to do. She ached for Gallant, but rejoiced as well. The long time of being alone was over for him. One day, it would end for her as well. She'd been given that promise when she'd wept with the pain and guilt of injuring him when she'd told him all. She couldn't see it in her future memory, but she too trusted Athena.
* * * *
Copyright © 1999 Sharon L 'Spinner' Reddy
All Rights Reserved