Keluri's voice sounded ragged as he spoke. "Yes, the whole city was burnt to the ground. The beast Taskaru attacked the city and burned it all to the ground. My father was the only man in town that could stand up to him, and he almost died." She just looked at him. After a moment she got up and sat next to him, not really understanding what he was so upset about.
"The past is the past." She said at last. "And you are all alive, aren't you?" Keluri nodded.
"My father taught me so much, and I want to find the man who saved him that day." Any anguish left his face, to be replaced with determination. She didn't understand why something that had happened so long ago (and not even to him) should be so important, but it obviously was. She didn't understand Keluri's need to explain the past, when she could remember so little of her own.
"Perhaps a better goal than mine." She admitted softly, as close as she would come to speaking of her intent to return to the north. Keluri just nodded, emotio