Tyre

I closed my eyes when the soft lap of the paddle against the water became too much for me. Just as my head began to drift and fall against the boat, a sudden jolt sent my heart pounding against my chest. I turned and glared at Damian for kicking the boat, but he ignored me. …

Magic

She stayed hidden behind the brush. Eden had told her not to follow, but they both knew that she would anyway. She just wanted to see the magic, the powers Eden had been talking about. She had heard that Eden wasn't human, but only when the old woman turned to face her with a wrinkled …

Defiance

"Are you sure you don't want to talk to the priest?" "Positive." He stared straight ahead in the most stubborn and irritated fashion, as if his own execution was a waste of his time. "Alright." The executioner shrugged, but it was obvious that he was annoyed. The boy gave the herald the most disrespectful stare …