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Month: February 2018

Chapter Seventeen – Kaldratos

Chapter Seventeen – Kaldratos

Chapter Seventeen Kaldratos     She stares back at me from across the room. Her hazel eyes never leaving my face. She wears a white noble coat, military slacks and boots that come up to her knee. One foot leans against the wall. Her arms are crossed as she looks at me in curiosity. “It’s been a few years, hasn’t it?” She says. “Quite a few.” “Looks like I saved you again, though.” She smirks. I don’t know how to…

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Chapter Sixteen – Eleusis

Chapter Sixteen – Eleusis

Chapter Sixteen Eleusis   The stench of burning bodies filled my nostrils. A mountain of corpses and devastated limbs looked at me, watching me with cruel anticipation for when I would join it. I touched my arm, and my hand came away red with blood. Are they still after us? From above me, hell rained. The sky was streaked with red and smoke. The resistance had broken hours ago. The defense had been torn apart by the enemy’s bombardments. The…

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Chapter Fifteen – Risa

Chapter Fifteen – Risa

Chapter Fifteen Risa   “Watch me,” Rebekah strikes forward, her open palm cracking against the padded soldier. A sound like thunder erupts as her palm connects. The soldier staggers backwards, having been in full padding, it must have been a rather hard hit. I’ve been training every day for months now. Four hours each day. So far she has only started training me in unarmed combat, getting the basics down. When she first challenged one of the House Guardsmen to…

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