The Barbarians head out for their raid on Bullinvard while Catori struggles with an inner conflict. Is a daring escape really the right move?
Captive in a barbarian camp, Catori begins to find a sense of purpose in survival while the men of the raid conspire to set a better purpose to their acts of war.
Catori witnesses the horror of the Barbarian's brutality and Cade reveals the real reason he kept her alive.
After the invasion of her village Catori is taken to the Barbarian's camp where she must face a difficult compromise in order to survive.
The sun sets on Corsonville. It's the summer solstice ceremony. Strings of lanterns hang in the trees, bonfires are being lit. There's a dance in the step of the people. The sound of drumming and windpipes have been filling their ears all day and everyone's looking forward to the evening's events. The drumming becomes... Continue Reading →
A murder of crows sit on the branches above. Catori brushes the red paint onto the totem lying in front of her. The face of the carving turns morbid as a ghost ascends. "You gotta quit doing that," Catori exclaims, "It's freaky." "What's the fun of being a ghost if you can't freak people?" He... Continue Reading →
In a dark land she stands on the sand looking to the sea. A stabbing pain through her back, she turns around to see it is he. "Why have you come here?" she whispers. "Aren't you happy to see me?" he smiles wickedly He wraps a chain around her neck. Too heavy to stand she's... Continue Reading →