And Tuesday comes, bringing whispers of fiction on the wind…
It’s time for the next part of The Wings Take Shape, the second entry in the serial novella series I run on this here blog.
In Part Four, the last known Winged Riders scrambled to gain information and plan their next move. Jonathan Sawyer, Skinchanger, grappled with his emotions over the slaying of an enemy while in his wolf form, Swiftstrike. He felt like he might be losing himself.
Captain Renee Mollen and Sergeant Marie Mollen, twins and twinners, sharing an empathic bond, reassured him that he did what was right and necessary. With Sergeant Regina Hughes, they set out to gather an army from the surrounding villages to take back the capital from foreign enemies, only to find each new village and garrison of Kingsguard assaulted and burned down.
The Wings Take Shape
Part Five – Dismay
by Rick Cook Jr.
“This is intolerable,” Renee hissed. She booted her mare into motion after surveying the seventh burned village, the second garrison of Kingsguard slain. Marie marked every body as they passed through. These were innocent men and women. Children. Elders. People that had done no wrong.
“We’ll get the bastards, Renee,” Marie said, riding up beside her sister and giving her a small jostle.
“I’m beginning to doubt it, Marie.” Continue reading