Trust has unknown side-effects

A Flickering Flame

Trust is a delicate and dangerous thing.  It makes you vulnerable in ways that you aren’t used to.  It gives power to whoever you put your trust in, by providing them with a weapon they can use to either defend or destroy you.  There are some people who give out their trust too easily.  They hand out swords to everyone, and are always taken by surprise when the day comes to a close and they are covered in scratches.  Other people strap on layers and layers of armor, carry around a large metal shield, and rarely remove the helmet that is securely strapped on their heads’.  They have been hurt before and know how to prevent it from happening again.

I am not sure where I would fit in the mix.  I don’t think that I give my trust out very easily, but once I have deemed you trustworthy there is very…

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