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The Next Task

November 29, 2010

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This story is Part 28 in the Fire and Water series. It follows Abduction. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * Lourlan awoke and sat up in bed, her head spinning even as the remnants of her dream evaporated in the night. Slowly the shapes of the bedroom resolved […]

Nine Days

November 4, 2010

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The young initiate stood before the massive, ancient tree, smelling its living green scent, listening to a breeze stirring its leaves far above. The priestesses stood behind her, here in the sacred grove. She felt them chanting the protective blessing behind her, over and around her. They prayed that she would have the strength, that […]

Abduction

November 1, 2010

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This story is Part 27 of the Fire and Water series. It follows Aftermath. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * The light came from everywhere at once, false and cold. Findol’s head throbbed under its pressure. His hands and feet were numb, bound with thin, hard wire. If […]