[SoW] Chapter Three, Part One: Shadows of Fangs

“It has come to my attention that there was not only one dragon attack in my absence, but two with a potential for a third. As such, those of you who will not be returning to Godspine with me will begin packing your things. I am reassigning you to a new post. There will be, in a number of days, a team who will arrive to replace you here. This new platoon is more experienced and will be able to survive a true dragon attack.”

Kerrick caught the way Vandruss said “true”, as if the prior evening hadn’t destroyed the lives of his friends and their families. As if Ginu hadn’t carted a pile of bodies back from the forest and left them in the marksman range to freeze.

Sisters of Westwinter Chapter Two VI: Scales & Keys

“Witch, have you gathered sufficiently?”

She nodded, and handed the sack over to him as the knife blade brushed her skin a second time.

He opened the sack and before he could investigate the single item she’d collected, a young man’s voice burst forth from a cell in the center of the block. 

“You won’t have me!” He screamed, his vocal cords fraying as he did so, and followed by his exclamation came a sick slurp

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter Two V: Premonition Hour

Sisters of Westwinter The First Law of Atla Chapter Two V: Premonition Hour Chapter Two, Part Four: Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter One VIII: Loyalty to the Hunter Her arrival back at The Camps was quiet. No one greeted her, nether Frans nor Haim were out in the creeping of the

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter Two IV: Loyalty to the Hunter

Sisters of Westwinter The First Law of Atla Chapter Two IV: Loyalty to the Hunter Chapter Two, Part Three: Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter One VII: Underhanded Designs Cold wet snow crunched beneath Kerrick’s feet as he marched lockstep with the rest of his platoon. Forty soldiers trudged in time with

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter Two III: Underhanded Designs

Sisters of Westwinter The First Law of Atla Chapter Two III: Underhanded Designs Chapter Two, Part Two: Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter One VI: The Exile of Second Alley Late, as usual, Sekhenna ducked beneath a hanging bolt of linen that hid the exposed face of a ruined house from the

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter Two II: The Exile of Second Alley

Emry scoffed. “I’m Emry. I’m a witch.”

Jundal’s eyes widened, and he backed into the corner of the cell, stepping over a pile of vomit that had frozen to the stone.

“You don’t mean that, do you?” He shook his head and shoved the mop onto the vomit. “I do not know that they could keep a witch caged, even in a place like this.”

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter Two I: Corpses on the Ridge

Sisters of Westwinter The First Law of Atla Chapter Two I: Corpses on the Ridge Chapter One, Part Four: Sisters of Westwinter: Chapter One IV – The Beggar The fresh recruits marched lockstep with the wagon and carried with them an air of silence. Some of them buzzed with adrenaline as

Sisters of Westwinter: Chapter One IV – The Beggar

“Dhama turned and scratched her head, her eyes narrow. “Oh, I do remember. I also remember being left alone to organize their beds while my dear friend went missing for a while, and then a fire broke out near the Garrison.”

Sekhenna blushed…”

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter One III: Snow & Blood

“You are going to die.” Kerrick thought, and came to a halt in the rear of the group as they set their sights on the Huntmaster and his prey…

Sisters of Westwinter – Chapter One II: The Court of Ice

“Real brave, ‘eh?” He repeated and knelt beside her. “Been looking ‘er ye’ some time, girl.” He widened his grin and revealed a grizzled row of rotten brown teeth, many of them chipped.

She turned to face him, “You know, Lambs Head Flower boiled in water releases a sap, useful for cleaning your teeth.”
He closed his mouth immediately and kicked her in the stomach.

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