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Old Dec 1 2021, 11:40 AM   #10
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Default Re: Crystal Singer Question

Originally Posted by BD1 View Post
I once read that in a version of the story, Lars Dahl was hired by the Heptite Guild to kill Killashandra Ree!
I recall that Lars was hired by Optheria (not the Heptite guild) to injure her, to prove the rumored fast-healing possessed by crystal singers (and thereby prove her to be a true singer as well). It wouldn't make sense for him to have been hired to kill her, because they needed her to repair their organ before the big festival. Which is why Lars then kidnapped her for political reasons to delay the fixing of the organ.

The Heptite Guild has never wanted her dead, singers are too rare and valuable to them!
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