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TOSOD Chapter 18

Everybody was up early and ready for a full day of work. They all had plenty to do. They approached the city walls and were welcomed without any reservation. They went their separate ways and soon Marek and Miranda were headed toward the city center. When they got there they were greeted by two of […]

TOSOD Chapter 17

Marek sat alone for most of the evening. He pondered where to go next while pretending to study a map of the known world. As the men finished eating and the fire died out Trax asked if Marek needed anything. Marek dismissed him and said that he was fine. Trax knew this to be a […]

TOSOD Chapter 16

In the morning Marek was his usual stern self, and Miranda took her place among the men. Marek reiterated that they would search every building together and that no one would be splitting up for any reason. Trax outlined the path they would be taking. They would weave along the east side of the city […]

TOSOD Chapter 15

Marek awoke and found his men eating breakfast. He and his men ate heartily and made their last goodbyes to the council members. They filled their water jugs and made for the city walls. The city was already starting to come to life again. Some of the citizens had even moved back into their homes. […]

TOSOD Chapter 13

Miranda and Marek ate quietly for a long time. They exchanged occasional glances and smiles. They could be seen reaching across the table to play with each other’s fingers and then quickly shy away. They remained enamoured and silent with each other until they were almost done eating. Then Marek spoke. “I want to spend […]

TOSOD Chapter 12

Morning came and Marek rose up with a spark in his step, he showered Miranda awake with kisses. She let the moisture from his lips sink into her cheeks. She was quite energetic herself. They dressed and decided to head toward the hospital area together after some breakfast. Marek stepped outside and almost ran into […]


Like many writers one of the things I love to do is read. It’s not very often that I pick up a book that I don’t like. What with my strict method of judging books by their cover how could I possibly go wrong? But alas sometimes we do pick up a book that we […]

TOSOD Chapter 11

When they all returned the night was well upon them. Marek immediately went to find Miranda. When he found her, he wasted no time in wrapping his arms around her, squeezing her tightly, and lifting her up ever so slightly.. She laughed and seemed genuinely happy that he was there. He kissed her without embarrassment. When […]

TOSOD Chapter 9

Marek rode his horse as hard and as fast as he could. He had to find Miranda’s body. He had to hold her one last time. The magician who assisted him before was in the middle of the road wandering aimlessly. Marek slowed and spoke to the magician. “What are doing? Are you harmed?” “I…I […]

Book 1 Chapter 2

When Marek awoke next he had guessed that several days had passed. It was night and the stars were clear in the sky. He was on a makeshift bed between two tents. The tents appeared to be bustling with activity. There was lots of talking and Marek deduced that these were full of patients and […]