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Demeas has had little success in Urukan. Other than the thief being a priest, Demeas remains uncertain of his identity. Next, he must cross into Ghendhar to continue his search.
The old man never got a good look, so it could have been Costane or Faldron. Then again, it could be priest not connected to The Temple. Now he had better idea of what lay ahead, and he was not looking forward to it.
He made his way to the wharf and gave two pieces of silver to a boatman who did not appear busy.
“That’s too much,” insisted the ferryman.
An honest man.
“Get me to Ghendhar quickly and perhaps I’ll give you another silver.”
The boatman bit into one of the coins and smiled which revealed several missing teeth, “We best be leaving then.”
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