The need for a bath in the middle of the night might have a good influence on the reputation of the noblewoman Nadec pretends she is.
The plan to get Blackie in the city was perfect until she got stuck in the building’s door.
Nadec and Kridec execute the plan to smuggle Blackie, and Kitty, in the city.
Out of the wild, into the city.
There is an overload on information. Nadec fails to connect dots she should’ve seen before.
Nadec’s anger grows.
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: 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”