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Never Die CH19: Childhood Memories
Arturia grumpily sat on his mother’s knee, his older brothers all sitting on the floor in front of them. He huffed, arms folded over his chest. He’d always been a shy boy, but there was no other 5-year-olds in the village that hated meeting new people as much as he did. He always put up a fight with his parents.
An old school friend of his mother’s was coming over today and she was bringing her 3-year-old son with her. His brothers were excited, but Arturia had a sour look on his face since he heard the news. He didn’t take it well. He was only behaving now because he lost wrestling with his mother to get into his nice clothing.
His brothers all sat in a haphazard circle, their mother completing it with Arturia in her lap. Windr, the oldest and nearly an adult, was getting antsy waiting for the woman and her son to arrive. As such, he was getting a bit out of hand. He was always getting into trouble. He had freckles all over his face, with his father’s blu
Never Die CH18: At Long Last
“Are you even qualified for something like this? As you like to remind me, you were the village’s mage and Alfaro was the healer, not the other way around.”
“I don’t know why I would need to be qualified to deliver a baby. You Earthlings are a strange bunch. It’s just childbirth.” Arturia sighed and his expression grew only slightly softer. “But I agree that someone else should be here, for his sake,” he said as he nodded in the direction of the back door.
Torrid had come into Arturia’s care only a couple weeks ago. No one really knew when the expectant Loquin was due to give birth, since their race seemed to differ in a range of six to ten months for a gestation period. Arturia and Torrid assumed it would be a shorter time, if only because of his animalistic, genetic mutation and the potential that the brunette was certain he was having multiples.
But Torrid had begun to experience ‘practice contractions’, as thei
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