TurkeyxReader~The Legend of Citaqua~Ch 23
~The Legend of Citaqua~ Ch 23
“H-How did you…?”
Kiku placed a finger of over your lips to hush you.
“Not here,” he whispered.
Your chest tightened. Morra. Kiku knew about it, too. So it wasn’t just some ludicrous myth that Heracles had made up back at Issao. This part of the legend of Citaqua—or rather, its history—was being confirmed.
While trying to let this new realization settle in, Kiku led you to one of the sides far underneath the stairs that led to the tallest point in Caliger. It was here, he had briefly explained, that the monks slept. Compared to the sun-streaked skies parched with nothing but the frequent gust of sand blowing in from the Sandsea, the residential quarters in Caliger were dark, damp, and cool. It could have been due in part to the high elevation and ice reserves inside the mountain, you thought.
At last, the two of you had snuck into a confined room, barely larger than the size of Sadık’s bed back at