Tag Archives: Matthew Astoris

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 – 04

[This post is from Seamus’s point of view.] “Why do I get the feeling you’re lying to us about that?” There was no threat in Matt’s voice, though Seamus still didn’t like the tone or the feeling like he’d been … Continue reading

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Twenty – 03

[This post is from Seamus’s point of view.] J.T. barely glanced up toward them as they reached the top of the ladder, intent on packing and bandaging Thom’s wounds. Seamus winced at the amount of blood on the floor of … Continue reading

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Twenty – 02

[This post is from Seamus’s point of view.] Seamus swallowed again, glancing toward Marin and his cousin once more before he slowly started to climb down from the wall. Every limb ached and his throat felt raw, as if the … Continue reading

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Twenty – 01

[This post is from Seamus’s point of view.] The wind shifted and the rain came down in sheets. Thunder growled above their heads, more sullen than angry. Seamus swallowed the salt of sweat and the taste of the rain down … Continue reading

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Nineteen – 07

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] My voice lodged in my throat as the first get of fire shot from one of his hands, lancing out into the rain and the wind, catching a camazotzi in the chest. … Continue reading

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