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The Forgotten King – Chapter 7, Part 3

Not wanting to dwell on this thought, she turned instead to a different subject. “I was supposed to be married a couple of years ago,” she said. “He was the son of a wealthy landowner in our city. Philip. He Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 7, Part 2

Time was moving faster than Helen liked. Many times, she reached out her hand to pick a flower, then pulled it back, not sure if she was acting out of a desire to move on or because she really thought Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 7, Part 1

“And what is the sanctuary?” Neil asked. “It’s a place that evil isn’t allowed to enter,” Helen answered, beginning to walk around the garden, her eyes taking in its beauty and color as though she was quenching her thirst at Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 6, Part 3

The heavy tramp of horses awoke Helen in the morning. Her eyes fluttered at the first sound, and at the second, all sleep was gone and her body laid still and stiff. She had turned in the night and was Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 6, Part 2

“And I thought we were going to have a comfortable night’s sleep,” Neil said as they watched Meira and Stephen disappear into the trees. “I’m tired, I don’t want to move anymore, and now we need to find a garden Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 6, Part 1

“I thought this place would be safe,” Helen said, hoping not to sound disappointed. “It’s safer than most,” Meira reassured her. “But every city falls in the end. Except Larisa. We’ve received reports that a group of Mered’s men aren’t Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 5, Part 3

“Neil, have you ever seen anything more beautiful than this?” Helen whispered. “Not many things, no,” he answered. “Unless, like me, you consider a field ready to be harvested as beautiful.” The doors opened into an entryway made of polished Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 5, Part 2

Only a few minutes later, the walls on either side began to shorten, and after a few more steps, a field steadily grew ahead of them. Putting their hands against the sides of the cliffs, they pushed themselves forward, emerging Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 5, Part 1

Confused and nervous, they watched as Ian grew smaller and smaller, ascending the hill he had descended not long before. “Do you think there may be more men on the other side of that hill?” Helen whispered. Neil both shrugged Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 4, Part 3

He stopped his horse at the point where the two boxes joined and dismounted. “Helen,” he said with mock benevolence, “what happened? Do you need help?” Helen said nothing and only watched as Ian walked measuredly along the wall, back Read more…