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Night descended on the docks in a rush of wind and urgency, weaving between the ships as it stalked the path of two young women. They kept to the shadows, bracing themselves to the dark whenever someone passed near them. The younger carried a bundle in her arms that she clutched tightly to herself. The other pulled her hood further over her flaring crimson hair. She frowned when her bangs continued poking through in spite of her best efforts. It was growing longer, close to its original length. She would have to cut it again soon.
“They should all be in the inn by now.” Caresa told her partner. Allison looked up to her, silent as always, her tawny eyes glowing like orbs of light in the darkness. She nodded once, reaching up to offer her arm a small and assuring grasp. Caresa placed her hand over hers in response before gliding forward from their hiding place. “Let’s go.” She murmured, head held high in spite of her rapidly beating heart. It was imperative