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Tourmaline Visions (14)

  Green. Everything was green.  His eyes slitted open, afraid of the sting of smoke and ash… but all was quiet. The thief tried to sit up but a tendril like hand, surprising in its strength, held him down. ‘Don’t … Continue reading

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Tourmaline Visions (13)

Chunks of debris were flying everywhere,  while hot smoke and flames disoriented and choked him.  The ground itself was writhing like a headless snake.  The thief tried desperately to right himself and, failing that, to drag  himself as far from the … Continue reading

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Tourmaline Visions (12)

  The tea sat before him on the table steaming gently, fragrantly, and he watched her,  moving about the room cutting cake and filling a milk jug. All normal, all pleasant. He had no intention of touching the tea. ‘Have you … Continue reading

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Tourmaline Visions (11)

  The urchin saw the wonder on the thief’s face when he first saw the witch,   caught the barest flash of topaz from her eyes,   mellow into welcoming,   like Freya’s tears.   He watched as the door … Continue reading

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Tourmaline Visions (10)

  Having no mirror readily to hand, not even a clear pool to gaze into, the warrior woman never knew exactly when it was  that her eyes changed color. Gazing at the mirror in the small room above the Inn she … Continue reading

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Tourmaline Visions (9)

  It was long ago, so very long. Longer than the word ‘years’ encompasses. Longer than memory. Longer than the weaving of times braided strands. The land was still new and strange and learning how to be, and the infant … Continue reading

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Tourmaline Visions (8)

  The thief bowed low, his cape trailing, and the melodious voice washing over him was the last thing he had expected. Straightening he met topaz eyes and rearranged his face to be certain of hiding his confusion. No crone, … Continue reading

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