Chapter One Starlight Star BrightThe slender framed man stood dark against the setting sun faced to his six. His figure shivered slightly as he pulled a silver pocket watch from his well pressed pocket. With a click he opened the cover, and with a thud of a clack it shut. He would ponder to himself aloud. “Hmm…” The one figure spread into two as a boy slipped from behind his shadow creating his own that sulked against the cement steps of old Fanell Manor. The first outline said to the next, in a humble subservient tone, “Oh dear. Master, I do believe we have arrived short. My apologies for the delay; who would have known we would be short a horse.” The thin man looked down to the short shadow of a boy with a blank expression that was almost unreadable in the low light of the manners’ square.
The boy’s figure would raise his gaze up to the downward gaze of the slender man. His hands tucked away in his pockets with a noble air about his presence. Speaking up his voice hum