Siege of Darkness

Let the Damned Drow come!"

All about me I saw excitement, in the dwarves, in Cattie-brie, even in Regis, the halfling known better for preparing for lunch and nap than for war. I felt it, too. That tingling anticipation, that camaraderie that had me and the others pattin each other on the back, offering praises for the simplest of additions to the common defense, and raising our voices together in cheer whenever good news was announced. What was it? It was more than shared fear, more than giving thanks for what we had while realizing that it might soon be stolen away. I didn't understand it then, in that time of frenzy, in that euphoria of frantic preperations. Now, looking back, it is an easy thing to recognize.

It was hope.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Drizzt Do'Urden

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Copyright 1994, 1995 by TSR, Inc. First published in Hardback in 1994. Available in Paperback by TSR.

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