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Eight – 05

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] I tugged on my boots.  Kailey crossed her arms, watching me, her expression suddenly suspicious. “What are you not telling me?” she asked. I shook my head quickly and regretted … Continue reading

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Eight – 04

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] “Fine.” The word came as an exhaled breath. “Fine, dammit, fine. There are riders coming cross-country. I saw them from the orchard. They’re armed. They might be scouts, they might … Continue reading

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Eight – 03

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] “Oh hell no.” Kailey crossed the room in two seconds flat and grabbed my arm before I could stop her—or warn her. Hell, someone should have warned me. The pain … Continue reading

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Eight – 02

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] My heart started hammering faster, like it was trying to batter its way through my breastbone to reach open air. “Where? Why?” “Dad said to take you below where it’s … Continue reading

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Eight – 01

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] Wake up, Lin. The covers and my mattress cocooned me. If I didn’t move, I didn’t hurt. If I didn’t move, I could stay comfortable. Everything would be fine. Wake … Continue reading

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Five – 04

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] There was a question that kept me awake, though, even though my body—and, if I were honest, my mind—wanted to sleep. I couldn’t figure out why it had attacked me … Continue reading

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Five – 03

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] She stared at me, silent, shocked, then her jaw tightened, a spark flaring in her eyes. She was angry. I tried not to look at her. I didn’t need to … Continue reading

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Five – 02

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] She seemed utterly content to just sit there and it was almost maddening. I drew a blanket a little tighter around my shoulders and frowned. I knew that she noticed, … Continue reading

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Five – 01

[This post is from Thomas Merlin Ambrose’s point of view.] Kailey didn’t leave when our aunt did, not that I had expected her to. I knew that even if I told her to go, she wouldn’t listen. She was stubborn … Continue reading

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Three – 07

[This post is from Kailey Astoris’s point of view.] She lingered after Jacqueline had gone, sitting at the foot of Lin’s bed as he curled beneath the covers, staring at the closed curtains across the room. Once Jacqueline had enlisted … Continue reading

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