Dec 04 2017

The Hornet’s Nest: Part 4

In all her years as a spy, Caolinn had never been caught. It wasn’t just that the targets Darr sent her after were frequently inept – she was too careful to ever let herself get into a compromising position in the first place. Something about this mission within the Chantry of Secrets had thrown her …

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Nov 29 2017

Chapter 4.2: A Good Day

Chapter 4, part 2: A Good Day

After the group’s arrival at Shaemoor Garrison, the next three days passed slowly. Starting with a dour crossing of Scaver Plateau, the muddy, war-torn wasteland just south of the garrison. Penny had no idea when it had seen its last skirmish, but the plateau seemed to be as wet with human and centaur blood as …

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Nov 22 2017

Chapter 4.1: Travelers in Shaemoor

Chapter 4, part 1: Travelers in Shaemoor

“And you’re sure he’s the one?” Kikka asked, crossing her arms and throwing Wepp a stern glare. “Well,” Wepp stammered. “I can’t be certain—not entirely anyway. But Skixx seems quite confident this soldier matches the description you sent.” “And Skixx— say— already—” “Mistress? Mistress Kikka? I’m losing your signal.” She was gone. Wepp approached the …

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Nov 21 2017

The Hornet’s Nest: Part 3

Life within the Chantry of Secrets had its own, strange pace. On most days it was quiet, subdued even, members of the Order going about their business, making maps or decrypting codes, sending messages or repairing armour. Now that she’d proved herself, to Agent Mala at least, Caolinn had her own tasks to perform. No …

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Nov 17 2017

The Eternal Blade Saga Book 2, Chapter 15: Troubled Dreams

I had the dream again that night. Tall grass grazed my legs as I made my way through the fields in Shaemoor. Overhead, the sun shone brightly in the sky, warming everything below, and I could hear the rushing of the stream ahead. Somewhere in the distance, moas squawked as they called to one another. …

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