Tag Archives: Marin Astoris

Thirty-three – 05

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] We lay there in silence, the two of us with baby Lin nestled against Thom’s chest. It was if Thom sensed that if he pressed me, nothing good would come of it, … Continue reading

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Thirty-three – 04

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “But you don’t want to ask him.” I winced at the certainty in Thom’s voice—in part because he was right, but mostly because I wished he hadn’t realized he was right. He … Continue reading

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Thirty-three – 03

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “Whoa, whoa.” Thom pressed his cheek against my hair. “Hey, slow down. What the hell do you have to be sorry for? How is that your fault?” “Because she’s looking for me, … Continue reading

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Thirty-three – 02

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “Marin.” Thom squeezed a little harder and it snapped me back. I sucked in a sharp breath, tears stinging behind closed lids. “Marin, talk to me.” “She can’t know where we are,” … Continue reading

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Thirty-three – 01

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] The bottom dropped out of my stomach, a sudden chill seizing me in an iron grip. “Thom,” I said quietly, struggling to keep my voice steady as I asked the question again, … Continue reading

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Thirty-two – 05

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] He’d been dreaming of war a lot lately, though, seeing visions of war, past and possible future. He wasn’t exactly keen on trying to fathom the reasons why—Thom was half convinced that … Continue reading

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Twenty-nine – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] True to his word, Matt wrapped up what he was doing, though not nearly as quickly as he would have liked. It was twenty minutes before he’d banked the fire and put … Continue reading

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Twenty-eight – 03

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Rory was the one cooking, looking like he’d only slept a few hours after getting off the late watch. He leaned over the skillet, heedless of the flames, scraping and tossing the … Continue reading

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Twenty-eight – 02

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Hecate tugged a shirt and pants on, smoothing the former carefully over her bandaged midsection. It was hard to tell if she was still running a fever or not, but if she … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven – 04

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Thom stared at me silently for a few seconds, his thumb stroking my cheek. “I had a dream last night,” he said quietly. That sent a chill down my spine. “What kind … Continue reading

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