I lost my father. I wasn’t worried at first, but it’s been well over a week now and his place is still clean. I expected he’d turn up eventually, but as time goes on, I’m less sure of that. I don’t know where he could have gone. He said he was going to get a job. Imagine that. I can’t. If he did, which he hasn’t even tried to work since his injury, but if he did… he’d work for a few days before being told he wasn’t doing enough and losing his job. That’s the way it’s always been with him.
So he should be back by now, but he’s not. He had borrowed one of the hawkstriders from the school. I told him it had to be back the next day, and to my surprise, it was. I expected I’d have to go track him down and bring the hawkstrider back, but it was there in the stable the next day. I incorrectly assumed he’d be at the house in town, but when I went to check on him, he wasn’t there.
Now I figure he must have gotten drunk, fallen off the hawkstrider and broke his neck or whatever, and the hawkstrider wandered back to the stable on its own. I haven’t seen the rangers to ask them to watch for his body. I do want it brought back before the Scourge gets to it. If he’s dead, I do not want him coming back. Unfortunately, I’m usually finishing up class notes when Gaelardrim and Perothis show up at the school. I keep missing them. Imralion said he’d ask Lin. Maybe I can ask Des or Mae to give one of them a note.
It’s been working out well with Maerista assisting with the classes, especially since I’m so busy these days. Our house is almost ready. We’ve taken most of our things there already. Some of the walls need to be painted yet, and we’re still waiting on one of the windows. The front door is amazing with the stained glass in it. Imralion really had a good idea with that.
Imralion apparently has a group of girls following him around in Silvermoon during the days. We think one of them sent a painting, either that or Lin sent it as a joke. It arrived at the school, and Tik left it with me. I left it unopened because it said it was for Im. He got back from Silvermoon just before supper. He opened it and turned twenty different shades of red. Then he didn’t want to let me look. Turns out it’s a nude. It might be of one of the girls he works with. I didn’t see it very well, but it looks like a nice painting. Im disagrees. We’re going to keep it in a closet.
Anyway, he has girls chasing after him, but I don’t think he likes them. I thought he wanted a girlfriend. I’d be okay with it if she only liked him. In fact, I’d prefer it. I mean, I’d like to be friends with her, but I think she should only be with him, not me too. He suddenly seems uninterested in girls now. He was the one who wanted a girlfriend in the first place. I guess he changed his mind. I still think it’s cute he’s got a pack of girls chasing him.
Mae’s wedding was over the weekend. I went for a bit, but I had work to do on the house too, plus Lin kept giving me dirty looks. The wedding was nice. There weren’t a lot of people there, but I think that made it better in a way. I thought they were going to wait until their house was done, but I guess they changed their mind. Maybe they wanted an excuse to spend a night together before the house was done. I know that if Im wasn’t living with me, I’d find reasons to get us together.