Chapter 219: Trust and Loyalty
Anxious and nervous, the people in the secret passage waited for the outcome of Nicholas' negotiation.
Thales tried his best and somehow managed to triggered a small bit of the Sin of Hell's River, elevating his hearing.
Finally, the conversation between the two at the tunnel entrance traveled, just barely, to his ears.
"What now?" came Nicholas' voice, "The Red Witch wants to demonstrate her finest ability already? To talk me into surrendering?"
The Red Witch just looked at him quietly. Her gaze was calm yet serious.
Even Thales, who was eavesdropping from afar, felt a misperceived restlessness.
"I have said it before: You are standing on the wrong side." Calshan's expression suddenly turned indifferent. "The White Blade Guards ought to be loyal to Eckstedt and not to a king. Don't you think so?"
The eavesdropping Thales frowned. 'What exactly does the Red Witch want to do? Does she really want to persuade Nicholas into surrendering?'