Tag Archives: Thomas Merlin Ambrose

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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Forty-three – 05

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] Drawing closer to the fire, I saw Thom sitting near it, leaning silently back against one of the split-log benches, out son against his chest. He looked like he was nearly asleep … Continue reading

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Forty-one – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Hecate exhaled.  “Thom.  What did you see?” He squeezed his eyes shut, cradling his son closer to his chest and bowing his head, as if to avoid her gaze.  “Just go,” he … Continue reading

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Forty-one – 03

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] Lightning struck near enough that it shook the ground and left them both momentarily blinded, the crack of thunder that accompanied it leaving their ears ringing.  Thom lurched toward her and his … Continue reading

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Forty-one – 02

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “I’m sorry,” he said quietly, reaching with his free hand to brush his fingertips over his son’s hair. “I didn’t mean—” “It’s okay,” Hecate said, her voice firm but not unkind. “I … Continue reading

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Forty-one – 01

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] She could taste his fear, even at this distance.  They could hear the screams, though distant and faint.  Hecate’s jaw tightened as she stared off toward the wall, though she couldn’t see … Continue reading

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Thirty-nine – 01

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] My heart slammed into my throat and my fingers curled around Thom’s against my face. I could almost feel the blood draining from my face as I stared back at him, watched … Continue reading

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Thirty-six – 04

[This post is from Thordin’s point of view.] “You think it’s something, too, don’t you?” Thordin took a slow, deep breath, his heart sinking at Hecate’s soft voice. He nodded once, staring into his mug of coffee for a few … 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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