Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2010«

Pursuit

June 29, 2010

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This story is Part 7 of the Fire and Water series. It follows Flight. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * Coanh and Findol stood at the foot of the mountain, ready to climb. Coanh had spotted a natural line up the mountainside they could follow, but Findol lingered, […]

Noise

June 24, 2010

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Sirens shrieked as police cars and fire trucks raced down the street. Another car followed in their wake, the heavy bass line of its music thumping the ground. Helicopters roared, circling just over the apartment building. The next-door neighbor’s children screamed as they wrestled each other, bumping loudly into furniture and walls. Fran sat silent […]

Flight

June 22, 2010

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This story is Part 6 in the Fire and Water series. It follows Leaving Home. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * He was free. The flight from his prison was a blur, too much of a shock still for him to embrace that freedom fully. He only knew […]

Leaving Home

June 10, 2010

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This story is Part 5 in the series Fire and Water. It follows Landfall. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * Lourlan stood in the kitchen, fiercely chopping carrots. Malen sat at the table, watching her as he sharpened a knife for Findol to take with him on his […]

One Lovely Blog Award

June 7, 2010

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Catherine Russell of Ganymeder has given me the One Lovely Blog Award! I know Catherine from Twitter and her Lovely Blog, which is linked above. She’s an excellent writer who participates in many things, including #FridayFlash and the 52/250 Challenge. She’s also the proud mommy of a delightful little boy who has his own writing […]

Landfall

June 3, 2010

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This story is Part 4 in the series Fire and Water. It follows Midwinter. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. Findol and Coanh sat on the cliff, their feet dangling over the edge. The sun was barely above the mountains behind them, but they had already climbed down to the caves […]