Tag Archives: Hecate

Twenty-five – 06

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Hecate slipped out into the hall a few minutes later, dressed for the day in cargo shorts, a loose shirt, and sneakers. She was empty-handed, though she’d likely try to stop by … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 05

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] They lay together in silence for a few more moments before Matt sighed, his nose still buried in her hair. “You’re not going back to sleep, are you?” “No.” He heaved another … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] I should get up. There was work to do, but then there was always work to do—for everyone else, at least, there had been until the night before. Last night she’d found … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 06

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Lin let out a soft whimpering noise when his aunt and uncle turned away, taking Tory with them. I exhaled a breath and reached down, letting his tiny hand wrap around one … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 05

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “Are you all right?” Hecate asked me. My gaze flicked up from the infants to meet hers, where I saw a flicker of fear almost overshadowed by concern. I took a deep … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 04

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] My brother cleared his throat a few seconds before he reached the circle of the fire’s light, cleaning his hands on a rag with a faint smile on his face. I blinked … Continue reading

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Twenty-one – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “We’ll deal with it when they do. We’ll have time—probably not as much as we’d like, but we’ll have it.” Matt held her eye steadily for a few seconds. Neve reached up … Continue reading

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Twenty-one – 03

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Hecate scrambled up the ladder, Lin clutched against her chest and making soft baby sounds. Her heart pounded hard against her breast, her side aching and burning as she stumbled away from … Continue reading

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Twenty-one – 02

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] She had lived through things like this before, but they had rarely ended well—for anyone involved, if she were to be brutally honest. The waiting was always the worst of it, the … Continue reading

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Twenty-one – 01

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “Did you feel it, too?” Hecate swallowed, feeling sick. She pressed her back against the cool wall of the hollow they hid in, Lin cradled against her chest. The infant’s fingers clutched … Continue reading

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