“What happened?” Gunther asked hoarsely. He’d thought Valois was indestructible. Seeing him like this was both shocking and frightening.
“He almost entirely depleted his power saving your friend’s life,” Elsanine replied. “Her magic is anomalous, and was so loose and unchecked that it would have begun to consume her within a matter of hours. We had to work together to save her, and Valois needed to reach into the highest levels of his craft to do so.”
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