Tag Archives: Tala Johanson

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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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-five – 05

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] No. No, I can’t let you take this burden on your shoulders all on your own. That’s not how this works, not anymore. Not for either one of us. Right? “I—could you … Continue reading

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Thirty-five – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] The sound of Matt’s tread reached her ears a moment before he joined them and Hecate’s shoulders slumped slightly in something that almost felt like relief. She twisted slightly, looking back over … Continue reading

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Thirty-five – 03

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “Have you faced him before? On the field, I mean.” Tala moved back toward the other side of the fire and the pot she’d been tending. Hecate watched her, chewing at her … Continue reading

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Thirty-five – 02

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “What do you think it is?” Tala’s voice jarred her from her thoughts, so badly that Hecate nearly spilled coffee all over herself and Lin. She took one slow breath, then another, … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “Still,” Tala said, her voice thoughtful. “At least we’re not alone, right? That’s something.” She glanced at the basket where the twins were sleeping, cuddled up against each other, and sighed softly. … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 03

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Despite the warnings of the coming storm, it was surprisingly quiet near the cookfires, something that sent a fresh frisson of fear down his spine. It was strange, the quiet, coupled with … Continue reading

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Twenty-nine – 04

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] True to his word, Matt wrapped up what he was doing, though not nearly as quickly as he would have liked. It was twenty minutes before he’d banked the fire and put … Continue reading

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