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Thirty-eight – 04

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] There was only silence after the thunder, silence and the sound of his breathing, his heartbeat, and all three sounded far too loud. There was something to that silence, something that sent … Continue reading

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Thirty-eight – 03

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] He woke, sucking in a soft breath as sleep fled and consciousness flooded in, though not quickly enough to erase the memory of the vision of another lifetime that had haunted his … Continue reading

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Thirty-eight – 02

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] He watched in silence as she walked away, back toward the cluster of their companions. O’Credne wasn’t among them, he noted, not yet, though Finn suspected it would only be a matter … Continue reading

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Thirty-eight – 01

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] Waves crashed against the shore in the distance. He could hear them even standing here, miles from shore. A storm was rising off the northern waters. He could smell it on the … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven – 08

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] There were more people clustered around the fire now than there had been when we’d left—when I’d left and Phelan had chased after me, as he always seemed to do when I … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven – 07

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] The first few drops of rain spattered against the dirt as Phelan and I headed back to the tents. Thunder rolled, growling like a creature warning that you were somehow about to … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven – 06

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] I choked on my protests and let Phelan hold me, his arms tight around me. He couldn’t be sure of that, could he? How could he know my visions wouldn’t come true? … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven – 05

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “Mar,” Phelan started gently. I looked away, squeezing my eyes shut. He fell silent, then exhaled before he started again. “Come on. Talk to me.” “I can’t lose him,” I whispered, the … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven – 04

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Phelan held his peace for so long I feared that he wasn’t going to say anything at all. Then, softly, gently: “What do you remember about her?” A weak, broken sound escaped … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven – 03

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] I hadn’t gone more than a dozen steps before Phelan was just there by my side, silent, but present. A lump built in my throat, one I struggled hard to ignore. He … Continue reading

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