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.
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 she … Continue 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 flies … Continue reading Nadec ch 20: Voices
Blackie returns from waking the zlurp but ignores Nadec and Wyny. Wyny finally manages to get Nadec talk about her past.