Photo prompt: Sandra Crook

Entering the windmill, Leliana and Alistair climbed the stairs. Wooden steps creaked under armored boots. Steel weapons rattled. Grinding machinery clanked. The cloying scent of grease filled their noses. Glistening motes of chaff drifted on light. Shoving aside a grain bag and a box, they found the iron-bound door locked.

“Do you have it?” Alistair asked.

Leliana stared. “What?”

“The signet ring Bann Teagan gave us to open the secret passage to Redcliffe Castle.”

“He gave you the ring. Did you lose it?” Her baby blues widened.

Blushing, Alistair checked his pockets again.



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