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Seventeen – 02

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Hecate tangled her fingers in his hair, pressing her cheek against his temple. She felt oddly numb, even as her throat grew tighter, her heart starting to beat a little faster. A … Continue reading

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Seventeen – 01

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.]                 Cold shot through her.  The only warm thing was Matt’s hand, and it was hot, burning hot, a touchstone that kept her grounded, that kept her from completely dissociating.  Dimly, she … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 08

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.]                 Thordin plunged forward into the mists where Orcus had vanished.  Matt struggled to remember how to breathe, gasping in a pair of breaths before he reached for his friend.                 “Don’t … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 07

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Matt swore quietly, starting to move faster toward the shadow. Thordin stayed on his heels, axe in hand, though the crackling of energy around the other man had abated—at least a little, … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 06

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.]                 They’d gone three steps before Thordin leaned toward him and muttered, “Where would she be trapped?  There’s nowhere around here for that, is there?”                 Matt shook his head.  “Nothing physical.” … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 05

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Hecate’s fingers dug hard into the flesh of his arm, so hard that he made a noise in protest.  She didn’t seem to hear, her eyes wide and staring out into the … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Matt’s heart threatened to beat right out of his chest as his arms closed around Hecate, holding her tightly against him.  Carolyn huddled close to both he and Thordin, her eyes wide.  … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 03

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.]                   A fog rose around them as they ran, chill, almost electric, setting Matt’s hair on edge.  Part of him wanted to risk a glance at Thordin, a glance that would … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 02

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.]                 Matt slung the hammer across his back and headed for the bridge.  Thordin fell in behind him, barely half a step behind.  Birds still chirped in the trees, a breeze still … Continue reading

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Sixteen – 01

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] It was a sound more felt than heard.  It sent a shiver through his bones as he climbed the hill toward the forge.  Smoke already rose from its chimney—Thordin must have been … Continue reading

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