Tag Archives: Jacqueline Bell

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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Twenty-three – 01

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Midafternoon found them all back by the cookfire, with Tala silently stirring a pot of chili with a look so thoughtfully judgmental that Matt found himself wanting to shrink away. He barely … Continue reading

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Five – 06

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] “Why then?” Jacqueline asked, glancing at Hecate, her brow arching slightly. “Why when it starts to snow?” “Because some will wait that long to march, thinking our defenses will be less.” Hecate … Continue reading

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Five – 05

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] “Here.” Phelan brought the two mugs of coffee over, one to Marin and the other to Hecate. Marin seemed to enter some sort of state of bliss as soon as she took … Continue reading

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Five – 04

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] For a few seconds, J.T. just stared at her as if disbelieving, as if the words she’d just spoken didn’t make sense. Hecate reached for his hand, squeezed his fingers, and he … Continue reading

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Five – 03

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] J.T. sighed, still staring at the fire, the look on his face dubious, clearly not buying what Phelan was trying to sell.  “Even if that’s true—and I’m not saying that it is—I … Continue reading

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Five – 02

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.]                 Jacqueline and Phelan exchanged a look before Phelan cleared his throat.  “You’re talking about Persephone,” he said quietly, watching J.T.’s reaction.  There was no flinch, no wince.  Instead, J.T. just nodded … Continue reading

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Five – 01

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] “You have grass on your shirt.” Phelan straightened from tending the pot over the fire, brow furrowing as he watched J.T. approach.  The other man looked like he hadn’t slept at all … Continue reading

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