The flower and the effects of its scent became legendary.
The Message: The Brand “The flame said: The heavens spill stars while the underworld shakes. Below you, two ancient roads fall into place; soon they will harden… Read more “Outer Flower, 29”
“I am called the Protectra among my people. I don’t hunt alone. That would be impossible considering the largeness of our tribe.”
“In two days hence, Mirella, you’ll be on the narrow road heading north.”
Mirella The girl pushed through the crowd, unmindful of the curses following her as she trod on boots and hemlines. The curses could have come from or… Read more “Outer Flower, 8”
“Elymas has been killing his replacements for nearly three hundred years,” said Nan Mara. “I see them in my sleep, sweet angels frozen in death.”
No ice flowed in her veins.
“Go now,” said the voice, “Before it fully wakes.”
Casoria The traveler paused at the crest of the final hill and shielded his eyes against the last light of day. Below him sprawled Casoria, favored city… Read more “Outer Flower,4”