The flames caused by the recent battle had already been extinguished and burned out. The soldiers that had fought that battle had been long replaced by healers sent from the temples to search for survivors. The healers were cladded in hooded robes and carried staves for their spells. Many had silver feathers adorned on their back, each feather a mark for work they had done. As the day approached its end, many of the healers returned to their home temple, unable to continue their work due to exhaustion. None of the high ranking priestesses wanted to risk their healers to the dangers it caused.
The problem with the healers is how they gain their power. The angels they commune with are prideful, looking down on humans. Just to use their power, the healer has to gain a certain level of respect from the angels, but even then, they could tire of the healers quickly. The results of forcing the power out of them can be quite erratic and extremely risky.
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