The tension builds as Kellan’s words sink in. Delia fashions a smirk and lets it glide into place, delighted as Jereth’s lip twitches. Before he can speak, though, she turns on her heel and hops over a puddle. She doesn’t check to see if they follow, but keeps her pace markedly slower than normal, asContinue reading “Syndication: Scene Three”
Delia looks over at the unconscious man beside her, heat rolling off of him in waves.
“You’re an idiot.” He started speaking before my eyes were fully open, pausing in his cleaning of my wounds. “I actually fancy myself quite the genius, dear brother. Terribly rude of you to contradict me, and on my sick bed no less.” This earned me an eyeroll, accompanied by a sigh of relief he thoughtContinue reading “Adventures We Shouldn’t Have Taken: Scene Two”
The limp form is slumped just a meter or two from Delia’s feet, close enough to note the slow spread of a stain across the figure’s chest. “Are you alive? Please groan if you’re alive.” Her voice is barely more than a whisper and she goes to chastise herself when a low gurgle meets herContinue reading “Syndication: Scene One”
Everything was darker than I imagined it might be. Also more than a smidge too wobbly, I must say. When I pictured how this whole scenario might play out with the captain, I really let the boat thing slip my mind. You’d think I’d remember a thing like my brother being a pirate, but alas,Continue reading “Adventures We Shouldn’t Have Taken: One”