Mourning came and Hexla woke up becoming aware of the situation. She was furious. Luke and Abalyn were about all that kept Hexla from tearing me out of the back of the carriage. Finishing a bit of speaking, I stopped to take a breath. I could rest now. Martin would be stable for a … More Chapter 18: A Woman Named Abalyn
Hexla was at least able to rid herself of the negative side effects of alcohol, and we were on the road early the next morning. If I had thought, we were nearly across the plains, I was wrong. “Rain,” Luke spoke absently when we had stopped riding at midday to eat and give our … More Chapter 17: Welcome to the Ross Wood
Hari had been right. Within my first week at the church he was sent east on a Blood Hunt. I spent that first week being shown around the church and introduced to various people. I had yet to meet any of the High Chair or the High Speaker. Though I was introduced to Speaker Diana … More Of Blood Chapter 14: Hexla Dorian
Interlude 2: A New Trick “There are people coming,” I said coming to a standing position. It was early morning. I’d been talking all night. Gem stood up and went to check the windows. I was faster. The glren and speakers had appeared on the road – upon seeing the bodies of the other glren, … More Chapter 13: To the High Church
The year began like the past except it had Gem. Our relationship flourished as the first term went on. The new aspects had to be kept in secret, the kissing and the romancing. Kevin obviously knew, so did those who spent time close to both of us, especially when most of them had figured … More Chapter 12: Speaker Demetrius Skagora
My second year began after the break between terms. The break was a long month and a week. I spent most of it with Kevin and my other friends trying to stay as preoccupied as I could. The best thing I could do about Gem was to try and not think of her, or of … More Of Blood Chapter 11: Second Year
A Mermory of Marcela 1: Escape Cold air faded as heat fled from her finger tips. Fire held tightly on her tongue, what were soldiers in steal plate? She spoked of Wind and grabbed his hand. A single step sent them two hundred feet into the air. There was the soft throp of bow strings, … More Chapter 10: Ballroom Blitz!