“You will watch over her, learn all about her and understand every fiber of her being. You will know her better than she knows herself.” Completing a full circle, Dorian stopped and stood face-to-face with the man once again. He cautioned in a firm and unyielding voice, “But you will abide by rules set forth for Protectors and The Architects. She must seek you out of her own free will. You must find a way to get her to accept this reality. And above all, you must ensure she holds no emotional connection to you that could taint the Prophecy.”
A long pause fell over the group of men. Anticipation built as they awaited the final response that would change their futures.
“I accept this mission.”
Dorian nodded. “And so it begins.”