Category Archives: Story

Twenty-four – 06

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] I swallowed once, then again, eyes fluttering shut for just a few seconds. I struggled to regulate my breathing, panic starting to well up unbidden. This wasn’t like me, not at all—not … Continue reading

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Twenty-four – 05

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] I stared after her for a few seconds before I turned back to the ravine, brooding. She wasn’t wrong about needing to collect my thoughts, but in some ways, I didn’t appreciate … Continue reading

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Twenty-four – 04

[this post is from Marin’s point of view] It was enough to send a chill racing down my spine and set bile rising at the back of my throat. There were some things that logic couldn’t argue against, and one … Continue reading

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Twenty-four – 03

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.]                “It’s a gift and a curse,” she said, echoing my words.  S touched my arm gently, but I didn’t look at her.  I just kept staring out over the yawning maw … Continue reading

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Twenty-four – 02

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Kellin stared steadily at me for longer than was comfortable. I looked away, swallowing against a lump in my throat. I didn’t like lying to anyone, least of all her. It always … Continue reading

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Twenty-four – 01

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “You surprised me today.” Kellin turned away from the edge of the ravine, her brow arching slightly. “What do you mean?” I shrugged as I moved forward, arms crossed and hands tucked … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 05

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.]                “So which part, exactly, are we voting on?” Jacqueline asked.  The question came quietly, no judgement or doubt in her tone—a simple, matter-of-fact question.  Her gaze was intent as she watched … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Carolyn blinked, staring at Hecate for a few seconds. “I probably already know the answer to this question, but I’m going to ask anyway. Why, exactly, won’t they have much reason to … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 03

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “I don’t think anyone else has a better one,” Thordin said, his gaze steady and his voice low. “I know I don’t and I also know that I’m tired as hell of … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 02

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] The question seemed to unlock his tongue and clear the blockage that had choked off his words. It didn’t erase all the nerves, though, and he kept pacing even as he started … Continue reading

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