The cave ran straight through the mountain and exited out the other side, but Awinita immediately noticed a difference. The air was clearer and each breath tasted like honey upon her tongue. She grabbed Jonas’s hand and looked down the mountain to a bustling city that was not there when they entered the cave.
“Tsuwa’tel’da, is it in the Spirit-World?” she asked.
“You are bright, Dancer,” the Nunne’hi said with admiration. “Tsuwa’tel’da is very close to the Spirit-World, so magic is stronger here. That is what you taste and feel. Now, let’s go to the city and find your teacher.”