Sheriff of Copper Fold ch3Having enjoyed a hearty breakfast in Lady Talphenia's castle, Inquisitor Skennitus and his assistant, Delia took a stroll outside. The ground was thick with snow and the air was chill.
"This place is bitterly cold, Delia. Yet the chill of winter has a certain purity to it," said Skennitus.
"Spring is coming," said Delia.
"Ah, your elvish side gives you a certain sensitivity to the changing of seasons," replied Skennitus.
"Lady Talphenia looks like she has a bit of elvish blood in her veins," said Delia. "What do you make of our new mistress?"
"The whole air of this place is thick with the scent of demonic sorcery. She is a villain if ever I saw one," said Skennitus his features showing their ever-present look of disgust.
"I know you suspect her, but you could actually smile at her. She is now your liege lady. You surely don't want her to know you are on to her," suggested Delia.
"Of course she knows I suspect her. The woman is no fool. She wishes to display her arrogance by bringing me