Challenge #03879-J227: Ill Met by Stormlight

They met with a family at the inn. The children were coughing with colds, and the parents were tired, trying to get their children to nap. -- Anon Guest

Hellkin deal with the animosity they face in several ways. The most eloquent way of putting it was oft repeated between the elder and the younger ones.

"There's two ways to go when the world hates you for being alive. You either be worse than what they say you are, or try yourself to a whisper in proving them wrong."

Some Hellkin fought to balance those two choices. Comfort named herself from what she prized, just like many, and Shield had done the same. They were doing what they could, as many of their kind did. In this particular inn, where they were temporarily welcome, they were also guarding some foundlings on a journey from one place to another. Another family entered from the storm, each parent carrying two wailing children.

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