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Date registered: November 18, 2014

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  1. Hide Your Fires V — April 3, 2017
  2. Hide Your Fires IV — March 21, 2017
  3. Hide Your Fires III — March 6, 2017
  4. Hide Your Fires II — February 20, 2017
  5. Hide Your Fires I — February 6, 2017

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Apr 03

Hide Your Fires V

Most mornings had started in much the same way. Elsif’s stirring in her furs would rouse me from whatever mangled semblance of a dream had played through my sleeping mind, and I would rise. There would be little conversation while we prepared for the day, but the last two and a half months of it …

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Mar 21

Hide Your Fires IV

  I wondered if it was easier for those who had been born truly blind. Having never known colours, light, or the relative pleasures and horrors of vision, I wondered if they lived in a state of blissful ignorance. Were they frustrated when told of something they could never experience? Or was it a matter …

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Mar 06

Hide Your Fires III

  “Heavier than expected?”. “No,” I lied, lifting the brutish greatsword onto my shoulder, the frigid cold of the steel biting through my clothes. “Easier than I expected, actually.” “Perhaps…” She looked me up and down, shamelessly studying me as she had done so often in the past, and I gritted my teeth against the …

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Feb 20

Hide Your Fires II

With a thought, I sent a clone darting in to intercept one of Elsif’s as she went for my flank, and though mine shattered on impact, the shards of the broken illusion tore through hers. Taking advantage of the moment, I let myself flow forward. Sword leading, I whipped the tip of the blade around …

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Feb 06

Hide Your Fires I

  “How old were you?” Elsif asked, thumbing the blade of her knife to test its edge. Her furs rustled as she leaned forward on her log seat, planting her chin in her free hand as she looked at me, wisps of grey hair whipping in the frigid midnight wind. The knife twirled in her …

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