She slowed her breathing and calmed her nerves. As a warrior, she could fight, but she would never survive an attack from the thousands approaching. Her best outcome was to hide, wait for the army to pass, and then double back to the kingdom to find reinforcements.
A swirling energy swelled in her chest and raced outward, surrounding her entire body in what could only be described as a cocoon. A rush of peace filled her mind as Bryce’s voice filled her head.
“Hello my love.”
Sighing, she gasped for breath. Excitement fueled her blood. “Bryce, I hear you.”
“Good. I’m not far. Keep still. My magic will help shield you from the army.”