Chapter 8: Lesson in Language

For a reason they couldn’t quite work out, they awoke with Avery on their mind. She teased their dreams as a fairy, twirling through sky blue waterfalls and pansies, before taking their hand and bringing them into consciousness. When Cameron awoke, they patted their blankets, first for her, then for their Moeder. They found neitherContinue reading “Chapter 8: Lesson in Language”

Chapter 5: The Grandmoeders’ Call

Whatever mood Avery had created with Cameron and his friends died when the woman walked in. She looked like a mom, so nothing like her own mother: wide hips, shoulder-length hair, and a somewhat wrinkled face. She wore a poncho similar to Cameron’s, but around her waist like a skirt, and she wore more gemstonesContinue reading “Chapter 5: The Grandmoeders’ Call”

Chapter 4: Moeder Ellinor

Cameron tried their hardest not to cough in front of the girl. The chase had left them exhausted. To keep her from noticing and to stop her from crying, they’d given her one of their necklaces to wear. Parting from personal gemmes always stung, but they’d worked their wonderful magic yet again. She’d stop crying.Continue reading “Chapter 4: Moeder Ellinor”

Chapter 2: The Autrean

Cameron sat stunned in the Main Exit Tunnle. They should’ve never come here. They’d tried to read their fortune before they left, but their gemmes hadn’t warned them that they’d run into trouble, much less an Autrean. Said Autrean continued staring at them, shining that frightful light in their face. She’d finally placed it downContinue reading “Chapter 2: The Autrean”