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Twenty-three – 03

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “I don’t think anyone else has a better one,” Thordin said, his gaze steady and his voice low. “I know I don’t and I also know that I’m tired as hell of … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 02

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] The question seemed to unlock his tongue and clear the blockage that had choked off his words. It didn’t erase all the nerves, though, and he kept pacing even as he started … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 01

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Midafternoon found them all back by the cookfire, with Tala silently stirring a pot of chili with a look so thoughtfully judgmental that Matt found himself wanting to shrink away. He barely … Continue reading

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Seventeen – 07

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.]                 Marin watched her for a few seconds before she nodded slowly.  “None of us would want you to go anyway, no matter what was offered.  What’re you thinking, plan-wise?  Sounded like … Continue reading

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Seventeen – 06

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.]                 There must have been something to the look on her face when they arrived back, because Marin’s smile—she had been talking to Tala and Thom about something animatedly, and apparently had … Continue reading

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Fourteen – 09

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “Are you all right?” Matt whispered into her hair, almost too quiet to hear. For a second, Hecate squeezed her eyes shut, hoping that the others wouldn’t notice her momentary distraction. She … Continue reading

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Fourteen – 08

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “I hope against hope it won’t come to that,” Seamus said. He set his plate down, rubbing at his eyes. Leinth frowned at him, edging a little closer. He didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Fourteen – 06

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “You always sound so sure,” Tala said, then sighed. “I know I believe you both, but sometimes it’s so hard. Sometimes, it’s so, so hard.” “It’s all right,” Thom said with a … Continue reading

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Fourteen – 05

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] “So how do we prepare for this?” Thom asked, watching her. He was pale, but resolute. Hecate swallowed hard, half wishing he wasn’t there. She wasn’t sure any of them would very … Continue reading

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Fourteen – 04

[This post is from Hecate’s point of view.] The weight of their gazes was heavy on her, but no gaze was as heavy as Phelan’s. The shock in his eyes almost had physical weight and Hecate looked away, down at … Continue reading

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