Years of dealing with the Council, Janos and Stephen, Alanna... years of pretending, years of being on guard every moment have eroded Kristian's faith. He watches this crop of idealistic young Kithrayna and their friends plotting revolution... and he fears for them and for their Houses.
It is not that he stands on the side of the Council. It is only that he must protect his House. If he provoked Alanna and her court...
He saw what happened to House Bartomn, House Tamra. She made sure of that.
He cannot endanger his House. No matter what he believes.
Still - Kristian watches, and he wishes that he had faith that the city would be restored, that this would not lead to further destruction.
Still at $2,541.52!
* slipjig is blogging for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He says: "As part of the splendor that is Blogathon, I will be blogging for 24 hours straight, once every half-hour, starting at 9 a.m. this Saturday. I am doing this to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, in honor of my mother, who has been living with the disease for many years now."