MICA Mica had never seen mountains before. In the distance, they rose from nothing, great dark rocks speckled with trees and snow shot up out of the earth into the sky. Clouds snagged themselves on craggy peaks and wrapped their bright arms around the dirt and earth. For a moment, for Mica, there was nothing […]Read more "Chapter 21: Enough"
BEN Ben froze, shocked to see the baker and his golden Watcher eyes. Peter rushed Titus and slammed his shoulder into the large man, and they rolled to the ground. Ben watched, horrified, unable to move. Titus had been their friend forever. Seeing him with shining eyes and a shaved head sent something shocking and […]Read more "Chapter 20: Astrid and Viola"
BEN The trap door scraped open. Ben fought to lift his eyelids as Peter climbed down the ladder with two field-dressed rabbits and two pelts slung over his shoulder. He shook rain from his head and arms and shrugged off his damp jacket. Peter lay the pelts down on an overturned crate and found a […]Read more "Chapter 19: The Demon Star and the Unseen"