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Edge of Thorns 4 - Pt 5Part 5
Let's see what happens if I guess something completely different.
The writer knew the answer, but on a whim, decided to see what would happen if he guessed wrong. "I don't know," he said with a laugh and a shrug, quickly running some ideas through his head. The brief mention of Latin made him grab for a word from his vocabulary in that. "Canis? A sneaky way of calling yourselves bitches without the moral guardians getting up in arms?"
Enya immediately burst in giggles, clapping her hands enthusiastically. "On the nose! Susan came up with it, though she'd initially suggested the plural Canes, for that very reason. We went with the singular Canis because we realized people would probably read it as canes and not can-es. Canis sounds more like a band name anyway."
Nathan started, surprised and confused. The name of her band had changed, and not only that, of all the names he could have guessed, he actually selected the right one. His shock must've read c
Edge of Thorns 4 - Pt 3Part 3
I need to at least be honest about Gula, and maybe I should tell them I know about Alton too. But since they're worried about how I'll handle things, I think I'll play ignorant otherwise.
Nathan took a deep breath and nodded. "At least, I think I do," he said first. "Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think she's one of the Seven Deadly Sins, specifically Gluttony."
Enya snorted and laughed, shaking her head, though her brother smiled and nodded.
"Don't know how you figured that one out, but you're on the nose. We'd only gotten so far as figuring out she was the manifestation of a Sin."
"He knows Latin, doofus," his twin reminded him with a nudge. "I bet her name gives it away."
Nathan couldn't help but chuckle a bit. "Well, it is the Latin word for appetite."
"We should have thought to look that up," Scott mumbled, starting to laugh too. "Anyway, we haven't quite finished assessing her threat level yet, but that does help with our notes."
It was Enya's turn t
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