The Fox and the Lumberjack

On a warm summer day in a forest made of every living tree that had ever been seen, and even a few that had yet to be discovered, a burly Lumberjack sat on a stump and ate his lunch of beans and bread and cheese. He whistled as he ate, knowing the end of the … Continue reading The Fox and the Lumberjack


Chapter Seven: Strong Reasons Make Strong Action

Niki Island, Southern Isles The crushed shell gravel crunched under Rhia’s feet. She’d abandoned her fish cart—to the bleeding seas with it—and went to work looking for Fawkes. The sun’s rays glistened on the path before her, lighting it bright in a wash of red, like fire. The village was waking, or rather, had been … Continue reading Chapter Seven: Strong Reasons Make Strong Action