I left a month and a half ago to start my new life from that which my father told me to make, and suddenly I return to discover that he wishes to keep me here. I hate this, hate that suddenly I am something different, something that is terrifying.
A Reborn . . . I had only heard about them . . . read of them in the scrolls that Healer Wife keeps. I cannot be that, they have . . . there are powers I know I cannot have. Things that I do not want to have, there . . . I wouldn't have fallen in love with Ron, though I worry . . . perhaps I am, which is why they seem so eager to let him fight Teoma. Merlin, please save him. I love him . . . I can't lose him, I would . . . I would die.