Three weeks had passed since Raine parted for Meldacio and Ignis rejoined the others. There was still more work to be done on the boat, but it was almost ready to set sail. Ignis was starting to worry. Raine kept her promise to call, but as the weeks went on, the calls turned to text messages, and they grew increasingly infrequent.
The guys were camping near the Vesperpool one night when Gladio approached him.
They sat by the side of the fire, a cup of Ebony in Ignis’ hands. He’d been sleeping less, took to drinking coffee in the evenings to stay awake in case Raine called or texted. He didn’t want to accidentally miss her in case she needed him.
On April 22 1500, the first Portuguese explorers led by Pedro Álvares Cabral set foot on Brazilian land in what now is Porto Seguro, Bahia. Shortly after they met a tribe of Tupinambas, some of which visited Cabral’s ship. A few days later, the Portuguese celebrated a mass and set sail to India, their final goal.
The date of the “discovery” of Brazil is celebrated by some as the “birthday” of the nation, while most would argue it to be September 7, the day of the independence
Non sibi sed aliis (Not for ourselves, but for others)
The motto on the colonial seal of the State of Georgia (USA) can be seen on the gate of the Savannah plantation where Flint and Thomas Hamilton are finally reunited. It has a deep meaning: Flint has fought all those years not for himself, but for revenge, anger and rage, the thing that wants “to see the world burn”; he has decided to quit his war not for saving himself but for Thomas, clinging to the hope he could be still alive as Silver said he would.