Ember’s Heart #78

Keys clinked in the lock. The cell door opened. Kaim looked up from his hands and met the eyes of the guard. “Get up,” the middle-aged Tixerie said. “They want you on flight duty.” He jerked his hand back, thumb pointed over his shoulder, and stepped to the side of the open door. So, the …

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Ember’s Heart #77

Several marks out, long after the sun had set and the lights of Wahstruhl had vanished behind the low hills, Trin fell off Ember’s back. One moment Ember felt the woman gripping the heavy scales on the back of her neck, and the next she was sliding down Ember’s left side and tumbling on the …

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