Allie. Chapter 43. The Breakdown.

The sun had just begun its climb back down for the day when they finally saw the city emerge on the horizon. They’d been forced to slow down as the day wore on, constantly looking over their shoulders, expecting an attack that never came. “Maybe Stephen doesn’t care enough about Brianna to hunt us down…”... Continue Reading →

Allie. Chapter 37. The Pit of Despair.

“Stay close!” Serenity shouted over the rushing wind as they approached the mountains. All five dragons drifted closer, slowing down so Serenity’s commands could be more easily heard over the flapping of their wings. Shaking with nerves, Allie found herself stroking Claire’s scales to calm herself. She didn’t want anyone to die, but there was... Continue Reading →

Allie. Chapter 36. Effective Characters.

“We leave tonight,” said Serenity as her dragons emerged from the cracked soil. “We need to get there before nightfall.” “Why fight?” Allie asked, stroking Claire’s neck. “Frank already said they likely have more than four dragons.” “Six or more is my guess,” Frank said with a grimace. “Exactly,” Allie said. “Versus our five. If... Continue Reading →

Allie. Chapter 33. Tense.

Claire refused to sit still, flexing her wings in frustration. “It’s okay, girl,” Allie whispered, running her fingers across the scales on Claire’s neck. “They’re not going to hurt us.” “Not if you’re true to your word,” said Brianna as she stared at the clouds brushing against the mouth of the cave. The Immortals had... Continue Reading →

Draco. Chapter 30. Movement.

The dragon whimpered in my arms, weak from our fight the night before. Despite her injuries, her only thoughts were about her need for food. My stomach growled along with hers, my arms trembling with the weight of carrying her down the mountain. “We’ve made it,” I whispered. “Can you walk?” She shook her head,... Continue Reading →

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