2nd of the Month of Relaxing
Hauling a large human across a snowy tundra would be anyone’s worst punishment. For Kelly, who stood only at his knees, it was torture!
Kelly knew from a scroll of the background surrounding this quest, but that did not make it any less arduous. The Frozen North was a monarchy cut from the rest of the world. The residents of Polaris were known for being steadfast and unflinching, rarely speaking unless spoken to. The region became decentralized after both a Draugar outbreak and the Third Drodon War displaced many people and shrank the population by a third. But the unity of Darkhan restored some power to the region. The one place they had always been on good terms with was Gem World, because of King Almarik’s marriage to a Gem World princess after the Second War. So the stakes were higher because with Eschaton in charge, the only hope of Emerald finding someone nice was in the Frozen North.
Though if her partner’s obser