Alfie couldn’t believe they made the portal into their world so easy to spot. He’d worked his entire life to hide their existence and now this? He shook his head. This needed to be changed and changed immediately.
The Elder Council mustn’t know about this. That was about to change. He would go before them and make them aware. Alfie penned his request to be heard at the next meeting and received word that his request had been granted. Now he had to wait the two weeks before they met.
Each day, Alfie surfaced to protect the portal. Could one elfin protect everyone? Another day passed without out incident, but the humans passed by several times per day. His magic kept him hidden from their sight. But for how long? It was only a matter of time.
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