Dawn was silent. There was some truth to what he said and it stung. "I-I don't want to watch everyone I love or will love die." she choked out between tears.
Zia nodded. "Yes! Very much yes!"
Dust smiled a bit. For the rest of the trip he was silent.
Jackdaw stood to go out on the balcony. His mood had turned dark. This talk of death, weighed heavily on his heart. The thought of his intended. Her light, snuffed out with the rest. She was strong, fierce and beautiful. He stared out at the gardens, with unseeing eyes. For he was trapped in the past.
Degan chuckled and handed it over carefully. "There you go ma'am. Now after you." He said, as he indicated that she was to go first into the void.
It was a long journey, but they made it finally. She expertly landed in the mouth of the cliff cave. Using her momentum to carry them in, as she folded her wings to clear the walls "At last!" Pandora said with relief. Aeval stood and looked around. The cave was an old griffins nest. She got down low, so Dust could get off her back.