Secret of the Wings Chapter 4
Secret of the Wings Part 4
By Arecus Conberma (Liyu Conberma)
Sapphire would have been in the midst of a dream after they’d returned to the bed for nearly fifteen minutes, but she knew her husband was still awake. He pressed close to her back, fingers thoughtfully running down one long length of her quills over and over.
“Kaze, if you can’t sleep, just tell me what’s on your mind.”
His hand stilled and after a few seconds he gave a sigh. “Masks, I suppose.”
The answer was unexpected and she shifted to see his troubled, multi-coloured eyes. “Masks?”
“I watched my father die, Sapphire,” he whispered, propping himself up on one elbow. “I was very good at running away from that pain, never facing it. Whenever I couldn’t fly off, I put on a mask to hide from it. After…after what happened on Mobius, I couldn’t resort to that at all. I tried to stop feeling anything and every