Only when life is quiet, Empress," Oli said. "When the battle comes our way or we see a need, we wil

Only when life is quiet, Empress," Oli said. "When the …

Only when life is quiet, Empress," Oli said. "When the battle comes our way or we see a need, we will pick up our swords and fight beside the bravest of men, even knowing we may fall. But once all is well again... that's when the darkness comes. Then we sit in silence and struggle to grasp our peace the best we can.

Jill Williamson