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Demeas continues his search by making inquiries in the port town of Urukan.
H’Rhophyan swords were unique in that the pommel is embossed with the image of a dove that remained upright whichever position the sword was in.
The old man returned his gaze back to Demeas. “You be not dressed like a priest, but I’se can spot one even with these old eyes. Don know ‘ow, but every ‘Rhophyan I ever seen carries hisself in a way. The way they’se walk, sit … ride.”
Demeas smiled and let out a chuckle. “Did you see where he went?”
“I seen ‘im talkin’ to a boatman just after sunrise,” replied the old man pointing to a group of boats near the small wharf.
“That was five hours ago. Do you remember which boatman?”
Join me next time for another snippet as Demeas continues his conversation with the old man.