Steph easily scaled the ladder that rose out of the murky tunnel. Revis tried to angle his breast plate so its light would follow her up to the top but the armor only let him bend so far and eventually Matticus and Revis lost sight of their guide as the darkness claimed her.
“This has been too easy so far,” Matticus whispered to his knight.
Revis said nothing and the Jester let the silence go on for as long as he could before he asked, “Revis, did you hear me?”
The Knight nodded, slow and solemn, his eyes still trying to pierce the gloom over their heads. “We’ve still got a long road ahead of us, your Jesterness. Once we get clear of Bruges we still have to find our way to Long Beach and see if we can join up with the rebels there. Then we’ll still have to…
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