Chapter 23 - To Adapt
While Harry was off in his own world, there were more pressing matters to be tended to over at Kylie's house, where Karl, Andrew, and the magical redhead herself were all gathered in the living room of the humble abode.
The lights were switched off, and only a handful of candles strategically placed atop the various stands and shelves created any suitable illumination to work with, given the fading twilight outside. The faint light afforded by the candle flames conveniently weaved a foreboding atmosphere when coupled with the task at hand, though whether or not that was their intention was never quite specified. They could have been an unspoken component to the training, or Karl's morbid sense of humor at play.
Incense sticks burned from small glass saucer-shaped mounts keeping them upright, fallen ash collecting in the center of the miniature basins. The sickly-sweet smoke climbing off their smoldering ends passed through the