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A Keeper's TrainingEdit

The essence
of balance is

To embrace a
cause, to grow
fond or spiteful,
is to lose one's

after which,
no action can
be trusted.

Our burden is
not for the
dependent of

-- Mayar, Third Keeper

I was a, kid. No parents, no home...

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Running messages and picking pockets to keep
my ribs from meeting my spine.

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One night I saw a man. Folks just passed him by
like he wasn't there.

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I thought he must have something valuable, so I snuck up
on him and made a grab.

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Garrett: (Gasp!)
Keeper: That's not for you.
Garrett: Please, sir, I'm hungry. Don't tell the Hammers. I promise--

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Keeper: What is your name, boy?
Garrett: Garrett.
Keeper: You have talent, lad.

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Garrett: Let go of me, old man!
Keeper: To see a Keeper is not an easy thing,
especially one who does not wish to be seen.

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We have a need for those as gifted as yourself. If you've grown tired of
how you live, then follow me,

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and we will show you a different way.
Garrett: Leave me alone!
Keeper: As you wish.

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I caught up with him just before he vanished into the crowd. It was the
beginning of a very long education.