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Twenty-six – 01

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Matt stood near the gate, staring out at nothing, trying to calm his racing heart. There was an ache in him that he just couldn’t shake, a raw wound that he couldn’t … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 08

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] He wouldn’t be that crazy. Thom closed his eyes for a second, wishing he didn’t feel like he was lying to himself. He—no. No, he wouldn’t. Would he? “When did they get … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 07

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] Marin glanced between the three men, frowning slightly. Thom tried not to squirm, instead fighting to keep his movements a little easier, less uncomfortable—this despite the fact that he still ached from … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 06

[This post is from Thom’s point of view.] Thom had started to doze again after word came of the scouts’ return. Leaning back against one of the log benches, he’d closed his eyes, Marin and Lin nestled against his chest. … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 05

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] It was colder in the hall than Cameron had honestly expected and he shivered slightly, chafing his hands over bare arms. Thordin glanced at him again, a frown creasing his forehead. “What’s … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 04

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] He came awake a few hours later, in the darkness of their room, Neve nestled against his chest. Her breathing was soft and even—she was still asleep. The twins, too, were sleeping … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 03

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] “Do you think I should ride out with them?” It was a long time before the words came, and longer still before Neve answered him. Her voice was quiet, muffled by his … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 02

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] The mare made a sound, shifting, and a second later he heard the sound of footsteps—ones that had become as familiar to him as the sound of his own breath. Cameron unconsciously … Continue reading

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Twenty-five – 01

[This post is from Cameron’s point of view.] The horses were restless. They were not the only ones. Cameron stared at nothing for a few seconds, running the curry brush along the flank of a chestnut mare. The horse settled … Continue reading

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Twenty-four – 06

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] I swallowed once, then again, eyes fluttering shut for just a few seconds. I struggled to regulate my breathing, panic starting to well up unbidden. This wasn’t like me, not at all—not … Continue reading

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