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Twenty-seven – 02

For a second, he thought his heart might stop. The Wild Hunt. They had been in those stories that Aoife O’Credne told all those years ago when he was still a boy, on those dark and fire-lit nights and the … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven – 01

Maybe I should’ve been worried about those clouds after all.  Bryant frowned up at the sky from the shadows of a tree.  This is not a safe place to be standing.  And yet, the tree was providing some protection from … Continue reading

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Twenty-six – 06

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] Alone.  The word echoed in her ears, ricocheted through her thoughts like a buckshot deflecting off one of the old grain silos south of the village.  Would they all go, everyone … Continue reading

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Twenty-six – 05

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] She boggled at him for a few seconds, her eyes widening.  “You can’t possibly—” “Of course I can,” Peril said, abruptly straightening, is eyes all but blazing as he stared at … Continue reading

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Twenty-six – 04

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] “Gods and monster, I hate you sometimes,” Kailey muttered, glaring in a decidedly different direction from where Peril sat beside her. “But only sometimes,” he said.  His hand dropped onto her … Continue reading

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Twenty-six – 02

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] “Is that why you’re here?” The question shouldn’t have startled her, but it did anyway.  Kailey took a deep breath, fingers flexing around the ceramic of her mug even as Peril … Continue reading

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Twenty-six – 01

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] Kailey’s hands tightened around the mug in her hands as the door behind her opened, carrying with it the sound of soaking rain and moaning wind—the latter sound far more suited … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Thordin winced.  “I still—” She shook her head slightly.  “We can’t change the past, my friend.  It took me a long time to figure that out—among other things.  I live with the … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 03

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] They lapsed into silence.  Hecate stared silently into her mug, half losing herself in thought.  Somehow, somewhere deep down, she’d known as well as Marin or Thom ever had that this day … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 02

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Thunder growled in the distance and Thordin winced, staring into his mug.  “Longer and stronger,” he muttered again.  Hecate sighed, scrubbing a hand over her eyes. “The storm?” “A lot of things,” … Continue reading

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