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[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] The path up was as narrow and steep as the scouts had warned. I was glad that we’d at least been able to convince Thom to stay at the staging point rather … Continue reading
The pair sat in silence for a few long moments, each of them staring off at the Wild Hunt’s camp. Seamus took a deep breath and broke the silence first, his voice quiet. “Have you and Thordin—” Sif shook her … Continue reading
Seamus sat silently on the top of the settlement’s wall, watching the sun rise in the east. He’d left Leinth asleep in the bed they now shared when he’d come out hours before, when everyone else except the sentries on … Continue reading
“This doesn’t seem fair,” Carolyn said, watching Matt walk away. “All of us voting on whether one man is free or not.” Marin grimaced. “He didn’t want to tell us why the Hunt had made the offer because of that, … Continue reading
“There must be more to all of this than just that,” Phelan said after a moment. He wavered slightly on his feet and Thom got up to flank him, helping Jacqueline get him over to a seat near the fire. … Continue reading
“I’ll…go take a walk, then, while you all discuss this.” Seamus reached for Leinth’s hand. “Come with me?” She hesitated a moment before she nodded. “All right.” “We’ll send someone to find you once we’ve decided,” Kellin said quietly. “Be … Continue reading
Thom looked at Seamus. He cleared his throat quietly, breaking the renewed silence that reigned in the wake of Leinth’s announcement. “Is that true?” Seamus nodded, swallowing hard. “It’s true,” he said quietly. “But the fact of the matter is … Continue reading
“So the Hunt has a proposal for us?” Marin finally said, shattering the tension with those simple words. Seamus shifted from one foot to the other, nodding slowly. “They do,” he said. “It’s hard to fathom, but they’re tired. They … Continue reading
It took fifteen minutes to round up everyone they needed for the proposal. Seamus began to show his nerves more and more as the gathering grew larger, starting to fidget and staring at the fire. Neve went to him and … Continue reading