Ghosts’ Prey, Chapter Fifteen, Part One

She was already contemplating giving Jerekyn… Marchan… enough bloody greening through his flesh to have him raving and biting his own tongue in pain and fear. Her arm, looped into his as he escorted her through the streets, was more than close enough to get a quick touch of his hand or the skin of…

Book Rename: Lion’s Kin is now Ghosts’ Prey

Just a quick note that I am changing Lion’s Kin to Ghosts’ Prey, as the name really works better for what I have planned for book 3. I’ll be going back and renaming the updates in a bit… only a few to do!!

Ghosts’ Prey, Chapter Fourteen, Part Four

An hour or so later, after thinking on many things, Harl entered the tent as well. The air inside was thick with the breath of the refugees, and he had to walk carefully between sleeping people to where Cole was. His back was again up near the roughness of the rockface that the tent had…

Ghosts’ Prey, Chapter Fourteen, Part Three

Harl stirred, turning his right arm slightly to touch his hand to Cole’s. “You bloody fool.” Cole whispered, “You stupid bloody fool!” “You found me.” “Aye, well we weren’t so far back behind you. The charm you put on Alnim drove him almost insane as he realised that you had left the village and gone…

Ghosts’ Prey, Chapter Fourteen, Part Two

He watched the ghost poking their small fire with a twig already blackened at the tip. As they sat in the shadows of the sweet-smelling pine trees Fysiwon was avoiding making eye contact with him. He was staring deep into the flames instead, his sharp features wrinkling into a frown occasionally as parts of him…

Ghosts’ Prey, Chapter Fourteen, Part One

The first attack decapitated Ath. His head rolled away and fell down the slope to the warriors below him, his long beard wrapping about it as it tumbled. He body collapsed then as though a puppet with its strings cut. And his sword, the mighty sword that Harl had taken from the man just a…