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Revealing Secret Bonds

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Date.png3 Kingsway 9:51 (someone tell me if this isn't correct!)

Location.pngOstagar, Ferelden

Characters.pngNim, Nariel, Min

Players.png@Claire, @Flapjack and Momo

Requirements.pnggroup, invite only

Notes.pngNim and Min reveal their secret bonding to Nariel!

Links.png(link to prior thread, plot thread)

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    Minuet alternated between chewing on her lip and humming to herself, nervous of what was about to come. Although she was finally bonded to Nim, the love of her life, their union had been one that not everyone approved of.

It was especially true when it came to Nariel, Nim's young daughter. Minuet knew that the girl had been against their bonding, something which she could understand. But they'd gone and done it anyway and now had to talk with the girl about it. Waiting for Nim, Minuet waited nervously to go speak with her. Afterwards she would also have to tell her own sister as well... something which made her all the more nervous! 

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Even though he had already told her that he and Minuet were bonded they still needed to visit Nariel together. Nim not only wanted to check that his da'asha was alright after her magical moment but also he wanted her to come to terms with Min as quickly as possible. He sort of hoped that her magic might distract her from the very strong emotions he had seen from her already, when the bonding was revealed.

Upon seeing his sa'lath he grinned like any elf in love and when he came near he picked her up and spun around, claiming his first kiss of the day. Still the clan thought them only intending to bond but they'd reveal the truth soon enough. First they had to address the issues Nariel had, she was the most important person right now, even above her sister, or his cousins...

"Are you ready?" He asked, once he had put her down and allowed her to take breath!

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While she was in Nim'aridoln's arms and their lips were pressed together, all worries seemed to flee from Minuet. She giggled like a girl in love --for that she certainly was-- and nuzzled his face. When he set her down, her nervousness returned, but at least she felt somewhat better, but at least her love was at her side.

"No," she admitted uneasily, for she still was unsure about talking with Nariel. More than anything she wanted to be accepted by the da'len, not as a mother necessarily but as her father's bonded. It was likely a upsetting situation for Nariel, but Minuet really wished to be a part of her life as she was so special for Nim. "But we shall go anyway."

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"Honestly, Min, she is probably so focused on her magic right now she'll have forgotten all about how angry she was..." Nim said, though he sounded more hopeful than convinced by his own words! Taking her hand he led the way out of the camp and towards the home of Clan A'Tear. Not only was Nim facing Nariel over this but also his daughter's mother. Aza'onna had not seemed particularly happy when she heard what the circumstances were surrounding their daughter's eruption of magic! Nim had to explain that Nariel had somewhere gotten it firmly into her head that he and her mother would eventually end up together, sooner rather than later. Though he did not believe that Aza'onna had put such thoughts in Nariel's head he did think that she'd not spoken to her enough about it. She assumed Nariel had understood when told that it would not be happening.

When they arrived at the edge of the A'Rear camp Nim stopped and squeezed Minuet's hand. "Shall we wait here for a bit while I gather my courage?" He asked, but he was only half serious. Maybe three quarters?

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Minuet certainly hoped that was the case, for she did not truly wish to deal with an angered child. While she could understand Nariel being upset, she never knew how to handle when people were angry, especially with her! It always made Minuet want to leave the situation, to be alone and focus on her music…

But she couldn’t do that here, for things had to be smoothed over. She was bonded to Nim now, after all, and with that came the responsibilities of family. He couldn’t just have his daughter upset with him forever. They both deserved to have each other.

So, bravely for her, Minuet followed Nim towards the camp of the A’Tear. When he paused, she moved to wrap her arms around his waist, kissing his cheek lovingly. “We can wait as long as you need to,” she assured softly.

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