Nadec's aunt explains why Nadec had never heard of her. The more answers she gets, the more questions she has.
Mist swirled around the wrought iron gate, the intricate design inviting it to play. The movement was almost mischievous, disappearing and re-forming like magic. Pauline stared at it, hypnotised. A shiver startled her awake. ‘Staring at fences while you’re freezing. Well done, Pauline.’ With a grunt, she opened the lock, wondering why they’d bothered to … Continue reading Wails of death
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 them … Continue 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 the … Continue 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 she … Continue reading Nadec ch 22: Rum and rainbows