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Mistlands – Chapter 12

I watched her jaw drop mid-bite and couldn’t help but be thoroughly amused at her unladylike shock. It was so blatant; so charmingly human. How had she ever managed to survive her family this long? The amusement and charm, however, … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 11

I dropped into a seat and shoved a huge mouthful between my lips to buy myself some time to think. Tara was going to demand full answers and half-measures weren’t going to get me anywhere. Even if I’d already known … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 10

Waking was a slow and foggy process. There was a crack on the ceiling in the shape of a lopsided rabbit. With vaguely blurred vision, I watched the way the rabbit shifted with each blink until my eyes finally managed … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 9

I was dragged through the brush at an excruciating speed; fast enough that there was no chance to try to release myself from what felt like metal cables wound around my ankle and cutting into the skin to the bone. … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 8

With one foot, I stepped straight into a noisy, clashing maelstrom of clanging swords, squealing horses, shrieking men and flying arrows. Shit. Suddenly, I understood how that piece of dropped bacon felt about the fire and frying pan. Leaping from … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 7

I passed through the castle as innocuously as I could. It takes a lot of people to keep a castle of this size running smoothly and no matter where you go, you’re bound to run into someone. But I kept … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 6

I bypassed a few servants on my way through the kitchen, barely acknowledging them as they nodded and respectfully backed out of my way. I turned through the cozy passage that led to the stairway on the opposite side of … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 5

I opened my eyes and gasped inadvertently from the wonder of it. I realized then that the oxygen content must be slightly lower in the air than what I was used to, but it was survivable and this somewhere was … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 4

It was difficult to judge the passage of time. My hunger gnawed at my insides and I felt some kind of slimy dirt spread on my leg as I shifted on the straw. I prayed and hoped it wasn’t fecal … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 3

I wasn’t sure where I had managed to pass myself to, but I knew it wasn’t the Mistlands. Not yet. My father’s lessons echoed through my memory as I struggled to continue on. The Mistlands are named for exactly what … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 2

I stood stone still, ignoring the jostling around me and mentally cursed. Fey come in all different types and it’s a blood based hierarchy. The one thing that it inevitably means, no matter what sort of fey you’re dealing with, … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 1

The phone rang. The sound grated in my ears and I viewed the device with trepidation. I wanted to pick up the receiver solely in order to halt the obnoxious noise, but I also knew that such an action would … Continue reading

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