As the anchors dropped and Hitori came to a stop in the Raanian docks, Isaac surveyed his crew with a sharp look. Only Catherine seemed immune to his glower. Choosing to ignore her in lieu of telling the others their plans, he spoke and his voice carried easily over the deck. “Hanad and Jack, you … Continue reading Isaac Lands on Raanan 1228
Cath woke to a mouth that tasted like death and a rolling wave of nausea that didn’t seem to know how to quit. Even her worst hangover had never left her so miserable. If this was due to another one of Jot’s mystery ales, she was going to hang him up by his balls and leave him there a month. At least.
The King laughed. His chuckles grew into guffaws and he clutched the window frame to keep from falling over. When he had himself back under control, his vague smile stayed. “You are a fool, Neal."
“Current issues with coffee. We’re out.” The morning was dreary and already feeling long. I was glad she agreed with me. Sorta. “We have some beans here somewhere.” I said. “Do we?” “Over the fridge. Unless someone used them already.” “I did, last week.” She frowned at me. “Ok. We’re out.”
The shrieking deafened. I looked up to see my companion wince. “I think I made it worse.” I stared. “No kidding? What’s Plan B?” “I don’t have a Plan B. You were my Plan B.” I frowned, contemplation taking my mind. There were some options. I could kill my partner, leave this mess behind. Otherwise … Continue reading Snap Shot Plot
How long have you been ruled by someone else’s decisions or even fear?
I was too young, too stupid, too trusting.
She only stared at Emris with her dark eyes, waiting, showing patience for once in the time he’d known the young woman.
I did my best to stop thinking, but have you ever tried to stop thinking? It's not possible.
Sometimes the fog would lift a little and I could make something out.