Tag Archives: Matthew Astoris

Eighteen – 04

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] Matt’s brows went up.  “For Cariocecus, you mean?  I’m open to suggestions.” “He does have a soft spot for the kids,” Phelan said, opening the shutters over one of cut-out windows, letting … Continue reading

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Eighteen – 03

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] Thordin crossed his arms, his brow furrowing.  Something about his stance and expression reminded Phelan of the sky before a storm—an irony that was not lost on him at all.  “Has anyone … Continue reading

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Eighteen – 02

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] The sound of the hammer stopped as they came closer to the door and for a second, Phelan held his breath, wondering if Matt was about to come out of the forge, … Continue reading

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Fifteen – 06

[This post is from Neve’s point of view.] The sound of Matt’s hammer against the anvil was muted, the door mostly shut.  Smoke curled into the night sky from its chimney, and Neve paused in her ascent up the hill … Continue reading

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Thirteen – 05

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] She could tell that he was trying not to sigh again, even as his fingers tightened around the rail.  “What do you make of it?  The story?  The explanation?” Hecate looked up … Continue reading

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Thirteen – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Matt was silent for a few seconds before he sighed again.  “How can you be so sure?” “I’m old,” she said, her tone teasing and light in ways that she never could … Continue reading

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Thirteen – 03

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “Are you all right?” Hecate’s fingers brushed along Matt’s spine as she came up behind him.  His head dipped and he leaned forward slightly against the rail fence that they’d set up … Continue reading

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Twelve – 01

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] The once and future king. The words slammed into her with the force of a charging stallion, like one of the warhorses that the Wild Hunt still kept and tended.  The … Continue reading

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Ten – 05

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Matt didn’t look back at the sound of boots hitting the ground as most of the riders dismounted.  Carolyn fell in alongside him as he walked while Phelan lingered behind, studying the … Continue reading

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Ten – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] The strangers reined up about twenty yards from them, arranged as they’d ridden—the three in front, the two behind, the last behind them. The outrider’s horse pranced a little, and the man—because … Continue reading

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