Continued from Guin Weds.
The wedding went off with no trouble, and Guin soon came to know his new wife. Nadea was a lively woman, and adored Boreal as though she was the girl’s own mother. She shared Guin’s sorrow over the girl’s short life, and every day, she made Bo a healthy snack herself, certain that with the love of family, the snacks would taste even better.
Bo’s fourteenth birthday came and went, and Bo began a steady and rapid decline. Her doctor had to move her limbs for her to help her get out of bed every day, and each day it took longer. Guin spent all of his time that he was not working in her room. Money was tight, and he often went without meals to ensure his daughter and wife could eat their fill. He was thin and gaunt. He only smiled for them, and in his worried misery, he felt it was not often enough. Read the rest of this entry »