The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter

start of it. The graveyard and Grom Galimus aren’t shown, so . . .”

“So, what? Imperial times?”

“At least; maybe even earlier.”

“What does it mean?” Hadrian asked.

“It means we should have dragged Evelyn here, because I have no idea.”

“But that”—Hadrian pointed to the temple—“that looks like something special, right? Something . . .”

“Sacred?” Royce finished for him.

Hadrian nodded. “Do you know where it is?”

Royce shook his head. “Up on a hill. Looks like if we go to the Rookery, head east, and search for high ground, we might find it.”

“How long do you think we have before Villar attacks?”

“The Feast of Nobles is midday, right? That’s when it’s held in Colnora and Ratibor.”

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