Reset Page 5/EpilogueAs Szethei drifted into wakefulness, she also became more and more aware of the aches all over. Soon she was wondering if there was one part of her body that wasn't hurting. Her burned hand took up most of her awareness, throbbing so much that her stomach lurched.Reset Page 5/Epilogue by Tephra76
Then gentle but firm hands lifted it, and smoothed something cool and balming over the burns. It helped, but now she was more aware of her other injuries. Her left hind leg was bound (hope it's just a sprain); and a spurt of pain in her ribs sharply informed her of some damage there.
What's happened…? she wonder blearily, Am I in the infirmary?
Blue light was bobbing and dancing over her aching head. Szethei mumbled a protest, and then winced at the soreness in her tongue. She'd bitten hard it at some point. Probably when she fell…
Another voice, alarmingly familiar, seemed to rebuke the light, and it subsided. The new voice belonged to the hands that were holding hers, and she recogn