Nadec’s aunt explains why Nadec had never heard of her. The more answers she gets, the more questions she has.
Nadec skipped back to her employers. She is tired of all the obvious lies. Determination to find out more truths is her main motivation. And hunger.
Her eyes follow the birds flying around the castle, their blackness in stark contrast to the pearl white stone. The animals spiral up around one of the many towers, following the round shape up to the pointy roof. They scream as they dive down as one. Before they can repeat the process, half of themContinue reading “The first”
Previously: Nadec manages to free the gorwak because of her ancestry. The creature joins her to Blackie and Kitty. Blackie doesn’t trust the gorwak, but Nadec drinks herself into oblivion first. The day after, she tackles all her issue with renewed vigor. The gorwak appears to be a genuine source of connections. Read all theContinue reading “Nadec ch 24: Stories and a slap”
Previously: The gorwak follows Nadec, after she refuses to talk about her emotions, until it bumps against the edge of the tree. It tells her that it’s trapped there, and urges her to come back with him to tell his story. He has rum. Read all the previous chapters here. * * * * *Continue reading “Nadec ch 23: The ritual of drowning”
Previously: Nadec walks away from Kitty and Blackie, under the guise of wanting to see if she recognised there environment, so she could pinpoint their location. She secretly wants to finds something else too. Her wanderings take her in to a peculiar tree grove. She recognises it as the mythical gorwak grove, in which sheContinue reading “Nadec ch 22: Rum and rainbows”
Nadec decides to spend the night where Blackie had brought them after their flight from Wyny and the others. She goes to look around the area for recognisable cr/features.
Previously: Blackie came back from waking the zlurp, landing on top of the ancient statue-piece. She ignored the humans and began eating the grass instead. This incited a deeper talk between Nadec and Wyny, in which Nadec talks about when she and Kitty found each other. Before Nadec can talk about being a red knight, Blackie fliesContinue reading “Nadec ch 20: Voices”
Vampires are supposed to be immortal, awe-inspiring, grand and terrifying. That’s what the stories say. I can tell you with confidence, the stories lie. These past few days have been, without exaggeration, the worst of my life. I died. Then lived again. I’ve been trying to find my way back home. The sweet smell ofContinue reading “The Last Kiss”
Wyny questions where Blackie is. Nadec loses control of the situation but they stumble upon an unexpected discovery.