Tag Archives: Thomas Merlin Ambrose

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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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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Thirty-four – 02

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “Will you come down?” Matt watched the clouds for a few seconds more, watched as they twisted back on each other, driven by winds at higher levels. A shiver crept down his … Continue reading

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Thirty-four – 01

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] For days, it was quiet. There was an odd heaviness in the air as the days wore into a week and nothing happened—no threats materializing, no news, nothing. Time marched onward, inexorably … Continue reading

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Thirty-three – 08

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] “Damn,” I breathed, feeling my stomach sink. A dull pounding was starting to rise behind my eyes and I rubbed at my temple, exhaling quietly. “What else, then?” He sighed quietly. “I’m … Continue reading

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Thirty-three – 07

[This post is from Marin’s point of view.] My heart fluttered in the cage of my ribs like a trapped bird. Lin tugged at my braid and I shook myself, sucking in a breath. Steady. Breathe. Focus. “Okay,” I said. … Continue reading

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