Tag Archives: Matthew Astoris

Thirty-six – 05

[This post is from Thordin’s point of view.] “How’s Thom?” Thordin asked, hoping the change of subject would quell the queasy feeling that had gripped his stomach and refused to let go. There was something inherently unsettling about Marin not … Continue reading

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Thirty-six – 04

[This post is from Thordin’s point of view.] “You think it’s something, too, don’t you?” Thordin took a slow, deep breath, his heart sinking at Hecate’s soft voice. He nodded once, staring into his mug of coffee for a few … Continue reading

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Thirty-six – 03

[This post is from Thordin’s point of view.] The sky was growing darker, though the wind had barely picked up at all this close to the ground. It was almost enough to set Thordin’s teeth on edge as soon as … Continue reading

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Thirty-five – 05

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] No. No, I can’t let you take this burden on your shoulders all on your own. That’s not how this works, not anymore. Not for either one of us. Right? “I—could you … Continue reading

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Thirty-five – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] The sound of Matt’s tread reached her ears a moment before he joined them and Hecate’s shoulders slumped slightly in something that almost felt like relief. She twisted slightly, looking back over … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 06

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Matt glanced around the room one more time, then picked up Hecate’s bag—he wasn’t sure when she’d picked it up, but she’d stuffed it full of odds and ends, some useful and … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 05

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] He left them by the fire, two women and three infants, and headed back for their room to fetch their weapons—his warhammer, her crescent blades. His heart gave a painful squeeze as … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “Still,” Tala said, her voice thoughtful. “At least we’re not alone, right? That’s something.” She glanced at the basket where the twins were sleeping, cuddled up against each other, and sighed softly. … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 03

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Despite the warnings of the coming storm, it was surprisingly quiet near the cookfires, something that sent a fresh frisson of fear down his spine. It was strange, the quiet, coupled with … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 02

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “Will you come down?” Matt watched the clouds for a few seconds more, watched as they twisted back on each other, driven by winds at higher levels. A shiver crept down his … Continue reading

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