Between Two Worlds

17.3: Two Worlds Pt 1

"Your dad extended his stay in Oasis Springs? He’s been there for over 8 weeks now!" Carly continued her barage of questioning while Kian mulled in doubt and worry. Athena sat beside them, quietly sipping her drink. "That’s all I got from his voice message yesterday. It barely lasted a few seconds," Kian replied. "You told us he was… Continue reading 17.3: Two Worlds Pt 1

Between Two Worlds

15.4 Your most precious possession

Athena stared. One moment, she was fighting for her life. The next moment, he had bowed to her. “I, uh..” she didn’t know where to put her hands, but as the Guardian made no indication of resuming their battle, she tucked them to her sides. “That’s it? The tome’s mine??” Her query elicited a firm… Continue reading 15.4 Your most precious possession

Between Two Worlds

15.3 The Guardian of the Tome

Drip. Drip. Drip. Her eyes fluttered open. Athena lay on the floor, her cheek pressed against the cold, dusty stone. Her gaze wandered off to the corner where droplets fell from the ceiling. The steady rhythm would've roused her gently, if not for the unpleasant, musty odor coming from the collected puddle beneath. It must’ve pooled for a long time. She poised herself… Continue reading 15.3 The Guardian of the Tome