Spire: Chapter 45

(Click here for links to previous chapters.) Snow melts, turning city streets into rivers, roads into mud, and dispositions sour. Father and Mother debate for days about arresting Orsin, hoping the mysterious letter from Afred will provide evidence of his guilt. Neither are willing to take the gamble. I start for the stable, intending to … Continue reading Spire: Chapter 45

Spire: Chapter 44

(Click here for links to previous chapters.) Chapter  Forty-four “Why are you up here?” Alan’s question doesn’t surprise me, I heard the rustling of someone filtering through the guards on the steps below.  I am surprised it isn’t Mynar; he is usually the only one who follows me to my favorite tower. “Watching,” I answer … Continue reading Spire: Chapter 44