the smuggler’s bible

The Gallowglass

The Gallowglass is smeared with soot and mud. His eyes shine brightly and his mouth is open, laughing.

“I knew I just had to wait,” he says. “All this time, I knew.”

“You sound pathetic. I came for Jenny. Nothing else.”

“That’s why I kept her safe. And you’re wrong, this is destiny. Still, I’m amazed. Your timing is impeccable.”

“I simply followed the sound of cannons and a braying ass.”

“What if we’d ended up on the same side?”

“That part was easy,” Dromond says. “You never passed up a chance to throw northmen out of someone else’s country.”