Monthly Archive: March 2014

Chapter 47: Hypothermia

Chapter 47: Hypothermia In Which Warms Baths And Fur Dyes Mix A Little Too Well. ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth: Presently, the vixen opens the door. She thanks the ferret, who’s name turns out to be Jinx, and turns to the pair. Unlike Dawn, Fiarah isn’t so quick to judge. She has Jinx lead the otter into her spacious …

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Chapter 46: Going For Help

Chapter 46: Going For Help In Which Soquan Returns To Kodan For Help. ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth: By morning, things are, if anything, worse. Though the skies have cleared a little, the temperature is still a bit chill and the ferret is far colder than she should be. Arrin Woodgreen: He wakes up with a yawn, still finding …

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Chapter 45: River Swift

Chapter 45: River Swift In Which Jozra Should Really Watch Where She’s Going. ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth: The slope is steep and slick and before she has the chance to cry out again she’s submerged in the racing river. Arrin Woodgreen: Cursing, he tosses his staff and pack to the ground and dives in after the ferret. He …

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Chapter 44: Willows

Chapter 44: Willows In Which Jozra Blazes A Trail. ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth: A thick stand of willows borders the river and quite soon the pair is upon them.  The ferret leads a couple of false starts through the dense, whippy stalks before backing out and unsheathing her long knife. “Enough of this.” She wields the knife like …

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Chapter 43: Drizzle

Chapter 43: Drizzle In Which Some Rain Falls. ——————————————————————————————— Arrin Woodgreen: The otter wakes both wet and cold. It seems during the night the weather changed and it is now raining slightly. He turns towards Jozra and nudges his sleeping, and equally soggy companion. “Joz, wake up.” Yazeth: The ferret groans, rolls onto her back …

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Chapter 42: Back on the Road

Chapter 42: Back on the Road In Which The Journey Continues.  ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth: Jozra slips off several times, checking the area. At one point she ventures down to the road and checks up and down it with no sign of those that had been following them. An hour or so later she rouses Soquan. Arrin …

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Chapter 41: Followed

Chapter 41: Followed In Which Getting Out Of Town Isn’t That Easy. ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth:  The sun had broken over the horizon earlier but the woods surrounding the town still cast deep shadows. Warm slices of sunlight make the scene a cheery one though, as shopkeepers begin to sweep off their stoops and set out their wares. …

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Chapter 40: Leaving Kodan

Chapter 40: Leaving Kodan In Which The Pair Are Happy To Put The Town Behind Them. ——————————————————————————————— Yazeth: The pair make their way downstairs where Jozra retrieves her tea cup. She dumps out the now cold brew into the fire which is blazing too heartily to be disturbed by a little water. Arrin Woodgreen: He …

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Chapter 39: Soquan’s Nightmare

Chapter 39: Soquan’s Nightmare In Which Jozra Isn’t The Only One With Bad Dreams. ——————————————————————————————— Arrin Woodgreen:  His dream starts simply enough; he’s walking down a forest path, coming to the top of a tall hill. Once he reaches the top, he can see large storm clouds gathering and the wind picks up heavily. There’s a …

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Chapter 38: Slipping Away

Chapter 38: Slipping Away In Which Blades Fly. ——————————————————————————————— Arrin Woodgreen: He drags himself upstairs a while later slipping quietly into the room in case she’s sleeping. Yazeth: Jozra is not exactly sleeping, curled on her bed. She’s not exactly awake either.  She’s spent the past hour or so since she finished packing — in which …

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