“Thanks,” whispered Kiora.
“For what?” asked Thassa. “The lesson in humility?”
Kiora’s silent, desperate spell reached its climax.
she hissed, and melted away into the void, Thassa’s weapon still clutched in her hands. The last thing she heard before she slipped between worlds was the anguished cry of an angry god.
In the space beyond space, Kiora clutched her stolen prize and laughed.