Caring for the ancient warrior in the catacombs, Jame, all those years taught him compassion otherwise denied him among the dead in those underground passageways.
Jame, my friend, I need your strength!
Make me proud, Jame would have said.
Jame would have been happy at Tiyan.
Taran doubted the people of Tiyan would spit on an elder like Jame as the people of Landis did.
With the thought came an image of Jame, who told yearning tales of such a place he recalled from his youth.
Taran resisted the urge to protect her as he might Jame from Landis warriors, reminding himself of what he felt in her presence earlier.
Taran had spent half his life in this place with nothing but darkness and Jame, his friend.
Few I care to help, Jame admitted.
No, Jame, I don't believe this.
"It disagrees," Jame said with another warm chuckle.
"Leave me be, Jame," she whispered.
Jame said nothing else, and she was hauled up into broad daylight.
In elevation the façade seems to have connexion with the five-bayed façade of the Kahriyeh Jame, or mosaic mosque, at Constantinople.
"A lytil tale Set herd I tel, Pat in to my tyme befel, of a gudman, in murrefe [Moray] borne in elgyne [Elgin], and his kine beforne, and callit was a faithful man vith al Jame fat hyme knew than; fis mare trastely I say, for I kend hyme weile mony day.