Together (281 Words)
The turn in the road, the angle of the trees on the hill—it was all familiar. After all that had happened, Beck had expected home to feel like a dream. Instead it was a different reality. Yet her happiness at knowing her family’s cottage was just around the hill was strongest with her desire to share it.
“It might be late for lunch,” she said. “We’ll have something for you. Come on.”
The elf man had stopped walking, standing in the shadow of the hill.
“This is your home, isn’t it?” he said.
Beck’s mouth pursed. She nodded.
“Then this is where we part ways.” He held out his hand to her. “It has been a pleasure, mo chroi, my dear heart.”