Allie. Chapter 31. Understanding & Satisfaction.

Allie turned Claire around, anxious to get back to the caravan and warn Serenity that they were surrounded. They could fly over the canyon with their dragons, of course, but the caravan itself was stuck until they could create a solid enough pass for the wagons to cross through. That would take precious days; days … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 31. Understanding & Satisfaction.

Allie. Chapter 23. Ideas are Cheap.

Allie awoke with a start, jostled by the sudden movement of her wagon. Faint wisps of light shone through her curtains. They had let her sleep in… again.Sleep still in her eyes, she sat up in her seat and stretched as far as she could in the confines of her space. She’d been given her … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 23. Ideas are Cheap.

Draco. Chapter 22. Yes, But. No, And.

My throat was on fire, my skin burnt as we finally approached the foothills of the mountain range. I could sense Jade’s resolve stiffening as we walked side by side. There was still sadness within. And hurt, but it was hidden alongside past pain long-forgotten, weathered over and callused. It was time.I imaged flight to … Continue reading Draco. Chapter 22. Yes, But. No, And.

Allie. Chapter 21. Clueing the Reader in.

“Thirty years,” Frank said, laying a hand on Allie’s shoulder.Allie flinched, realizing she’d been staring at the front gate of her old home. “Thirty years for what?”Frank frowned. “It’ll be roughly thirty years until we return.”Allie’s heart suddenly grew heavy. “Before we return here? How do you know?”“Because that’s how long it was last time… … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 21. Clueing the Reader in.