July 12, 2012
Page 130 Book 5: The War Diaries
One more body among the trenches.
This is actually something unexpected as far as my writing goes. Illel’s persistence in joining the Order of the Driving Lance was a noted hiccup in Exersus’ plans, and he’s been pretty left out in the battle strategy thus far (much to his consternation). That he’s decided to toss himself in for a last-ditch sacrifice is certainly not something anticipated by the usually-perceptive Lying (but then, in his defense, he was being assaulted at the time).