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Forty-four – 03

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] I have got to be the luckiest man in the world. “You know, I never thought this would happen,” Neve said as she gently soaped Anne’s hair. “Falling in love, having children. … Continue reading

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Forty-four – 02

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] Cam’s brow climbed higher and he sat down on the ground next to her as she knelt next to the shallow tub of soapy water for the twins’ baths. “Oh really? That … Continue reading

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Forty-four – 01

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] Cameron listened to the tune of the song Neve sang, his eyes closed as he sat leaning against a tree a little ways below the forge. Neve was bathing the twins nearby, … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 07

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] The rattle of bowls jarred me from my thoughts—or perhaps it had been a doze. Tala was getting bowls to serve the stew. Either it had been closer to ready than I … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 06

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Even hours later, there was a strange tension in the air, an energy that gave off a low-level hum, perceptible to the sensitives among us—which, truth be known, was most of us. … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 05

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Drawing closer to the fire, I saw Thom sitting near it, leaning silently back against one of the split-log benches, out son against his chest. He looked like he was nearly asleep … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 04

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Leinth appeared in seconds, as if either sensing Seamus’s need or by sheer luck—or perhaps she’d seen me starting to try to carry him down the ladder alone. Her face was pale … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 03

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] In those first few seconds, I scarcely dared to breathe, as if the simple act would shatter the momentary peace, the silence. And it was silent, as if everyone else was holding … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 02

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Seamus reached for my hand and I let him take it, fingers threading through mine as he closed his eyes again. I started to lift my hand again, drawing breath to order … Continue reading

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Forty-three – 01

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] There was am ambient buzz in the air, the unmistakable signal that magic was up and surrounding us. I could feel the faint vibration of it against my skin, stirring hairs and … Continue reading

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