...o this place, I was broken very
quickly. Though I was just a child, it was pretty pathetic. My
former master did everything and more than what I have done to you.
And, yes, I mean everything. They both shuddered.
Destane was disgusting to say the leastDestane? Jade
said. Mozenrath noticed a flicker of fear in her eyes.You do
remember he said.No more love and no more pride
And thoughts are all I have to doWhat do you mean?
Jade asked.Several years ago,
when your city was destroyed by Destane, you were saved by a young
boy, Mozenrath said. He helped you escape from Destane.Yes but, how do
you know? The boy was surely killed after thatHe almost was,
Mozenrath said, thinking back. Think about what he looked like,
princess. A scrawny, pale boy; looked like he hadnt eaten in
months. Long, black hair, full lipsJade looked into the
sorcerers eyes. She slowly realized for the first time that she
knew those eyes from somewhere. Then it suddenly dawned on her,
You! You were the boy! Mozenrath nodded. I thought
for sure that you wereI didnt think I
would live either, Mozenrath admitted. If it hadnt been for
Xerxes, I would have died for sure.Xerxes?
Mozenrath related all of the details to her of what had happened that
night after he helped her escape.Remember when it rainedI felt the ground