The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.12

<< Previous | First | Next >> [Unnamed Village | Inviditas 7th, 2526 | Midmorning] “Pack up your camp. We’re leaving.” Packing up took longer than Lena wanted. She had to help Madeline deal with the animals she trapped the previous night because the Scout insisted that she wouldn’t allow her efforts to go to waste. Even though Lena wanted … More The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.12

The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.11

<< Previous | First | Next >> [City of Blackpond | Inviditas 4th, 2526 | Midday] The loud, joyful chatter of the general populace intermixed with the loud calls of merchants peddling their many wares, created a melodious cacophony in the air. Despite the sunny day, the cheerful ambiance, and the ease with which they’d gotten through their morning shopping, … More The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.11

Interlude 04: Awakening

<< Previous | First | Next  >> [Valcrest Plains | Helios 3rd, 2519 | Midday] “Your mother told me she plans to move you to more isolated accommodations soon. Is that so?” Lena hummed agreement, eyes wandering across the flower-infested fields rather than focusing on the Healer. The sun was at its highest point and the cacophony of colors did nothing … More Interlude 04: Awakening

The Heart of The Forest – Epilogue

<< Previous |First| Next  >> [Newhaven |Tempus 20th, 2525 | Early Afternoon] In the earliest days of Valcrest, when the Gods still walked the Mortal Realm, one of War’s Generals asked the Twin for his thoughts on forgiveness. War’s answer was simple: “Destroy your enemies, then forgive yourself.” Unfortunately, no answers are simple in the minds of mortals, and … More The Heart of The Forest – Epilogue

The Heart of The Forest 2.13

<< Previous |First| Next  >> [Wolves Camp | Otium 7th, 2525 |Before Sunrise] The pleasant sweet-scented breezes—a constant over the past few months—abruptly gave way to a dense, humid stillness overnight. With every step towards the training grounds, Lena’s breaths weighed heavier on her lungs. The sun wouldn’t rise for a couple hours still, but unease drew her out … More The Heart of The Forest 2.13