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The Independent City-State of Kilnport was experiencing a rain storm, one heavier then it had been in months. The constant hammering of rain drops was only drowned out by the screams of man near his breaking point. Helian Rutter, headmaster of the house Rutter and Regient of the fishing guild. This man of high esteem knelt lowly in the mud, puddles surrounding him soaked his silk lined pants. The tears streaming down his cheeks were hidden by the beating drops of rain his this torrential downpour.
"Please... Please have mercy. Do no do this, she is my daughter, my only child! My life is brightened only by her bright smile, do not extinguish that flame. Do not take her away from me. She will be punished, i promise you! I promise her hands will never again steal, let alone from you Niertris." Helians knuckles had turned white, clenched together before his face in a prayer like stance. Every fiber of his being was at
Leaving Southampton She was in the kitchen when he stumbled in noisily, tripping as he went past the shelves and catching the edge of the table to keep himself from falling.
Pretending not to hear the stream of curses that followed, she kept her eyes fixed on the dishes, letting her hand trail in the soapy water. There was a loud scraping of wood against grimy concrete as he drew a chair and collapsed into it. At this she looked up, and after a moment's hesitation, she said, unnecessarily, "You've been drinking."
He clutched his head and said nothing. He hadn't shaved in weeks and stank of sweat and alcohol; he looked much older than his eighteen years.
They sat in silence for a while. Then he announced, loudly, "Fuck."
She didn't bother to tell him off. She just waited. And jumped when he suddenly brought his fist down, hard, onto the table.
"Our lives here are s
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