Union of Renegades
"And the slavers are sorting the captives as we speak," Dreibrand concluded.
Kwan had listened to the figures and facts, enjoying the thoroughness.
"Excellent, Dreibrand. Everything is going well," Kwan said.
"And we are almost off the map, my Lord," Dreibrand said.
Kwan smiled because the Wilderness intrigued him as well. When he had conquered all the rich kingdoms outside Atrophane, his attention had turned to the mysterious lands beyond the known lands of Ektren. If he could take what belonged to any man, he could certainly take what belonged to no man.
"Soon the secrets of the Wilderness in the west will be known in Atrophane," Kwan predicted confidently. "And the maps will have to be remade."
"You have remade maps before, my Lord," Dreibrand said.
Kwan admired how Dreibrand always knew when to add an endearing comment.
"And what will you do with the rest of your day?" Kwan asked.
Dreibrand had wanted to talk about the Wilde