fifteen year challenge
The Truthhammer estate in Ironforge was quiet on the day of the eldest daughter's birthday. A grand event had occurred two days before to mark it, leaving the many young and old who attended feeling stuffed with food, drink, and good times. Lauralei sat comfortably in an old chair, musing over the her day. It had been a full day event, with plenty of food, her first real drink, and plenty of dancing with cute boys who's beards were starting to come in. And of course, the gifts and well wishes from her seemingly endless line of aunts and uncles who wore the Meddler tabard. Nestled in her lap was a book from her human godmother, an older hardcover called "Pillar of Fire" that was supposedly by her father's assistant, Gilberte. Mama Lirri had handed it to her with a wink, saying that she was "old enough now", whatver that meant.
“Sameth! Did you finish that research your father asked you to work on?”
The silver haired youth poked his head around the corner so he could see where his mother stood in the kitchen, “....Halfway?” He smiled brightly, mischeviously, and ran a hand through the shaggy locks that he refused to trim, “I just need to go to the Royal Library, again, is all. There’s a treatise on arcane magics and how they affect the--”