"Have you lost your mind? You know what that would mean as well as I do. The Tribunal would have no choice but to either imprison me or cast me out and our Soulbond would be forever broken! Since neither of us would likely survive that, I am forced to wonder if you are you so old and infirm that you actively plot the death of us both? You ask too much...bondmate." He spat the last word out.
*I am neither insane nor infirm and you know it! I do not fear death as much as I fear life without dignity. I can no longer allow you to trample with impunity upon that which we have both sworn to. It must end NOW or my life will no longer matter to me!*
This story excerpt was chosen for the weekly Science Fiction Fantasy Saturday Snippet and is from a work in progress, Shadows Of Honor.