Awkward Moments

Nysse hurriedly shoved a cloth-wrapped package of rations into her backpack. Her eyes wandered to the druid assessing a piece of leather at the table, then to his sister, the priestess, cutting vegetables at the counter. She ducked her head and shoved the rest of her supplies in the bag. She latched the full backpack …

Discovery

The sun shone gently through the thin canopy of the trees, dappling the forest floor with pools of light. Its warmth was muted by the cool breeze that rustled the leaves and lifted the loose strands of hair from Nysse’s temple as she stalked silently forward, her bow readied in one hand, an arrow nocked …

Nightmares

The nightmares didn’t start immediately for Nysse. She’d been too busy in the first few weeks following the orb cleanup to have time to worry about nightmares. They did for Rhoelyn, though. She’d wake in the middle of the night with a shriek. Rhese was always first at her side, then Nysse. He’d would hold …