Reality Takes Leave

“My dear Emiline, you simply must face the facts. Your parents were not carried off by a,” Governess Metlock waved a hand in Emiline’s direction. The white lace trim of her black satin sleeve danced in the stale air, “what did you say? Winged bear?” Emiline sat in a straight-backed chair, her feet swinging through the air. … More Reality Takes Leave

As Fate Would Lie

No one would have ever know the horrors buried beneath years of clay and rock. No one would know the Pandora’s box of curses, jinx, and haunting that lay but a stones breadth from the path. A channel from the deepest, most foul places of the earth welled. Above it, unsuspecting innocence blew in the wind. … More As Fate Would Lie