Ma'alin, the Dalish Inquisitor, finds there are more questions than answers when it comes to Solas. He challenges her in ways no one ever has, and tempts her to reveal the secrets she keeps closely hidden. No damsel in distress, she is not afraid to go toe-to-toe with the mage and break down his cool barriers.
Solas finds himself curious and intrigued with her reserved nature and quiet, mischievous smile. What he finds, the woman he discovers, challenges him and leaves him wanting more, daring to hope, considering a world where they could all be real like her, and discovering their lives are more intertwined than he could have ever imagined.
Is it fate or is it coincidence? One can never tell.
Solas entered the rotunda, seeking his comfy chair and desk with the intention of perusing a set of new manuscripts Josephine had acquired for him on the fade. She'd balked at the length of his list of desired tomes but she had come through on