The Crow Brides (III)

Crow brides did not dream. Their sleep was an empty void. Sumi woke each morning feeling the same as when she’d fallen asleep. She wondered if crow brides truly slept at all and if it made a difference. At least while she slept Sumi wasn’t weighed down by the lives that had sustained hers for…

The Crow Brides (I)

Muffled, distant voices shook her from mad dreams of a storm of midnight wings. Her head rattled from the pallid light bombarding her sensitive eyes. A twisting screw of pain drilled between her eyes. A shiver traced icy fingers down her spine into the naked soles of her feet. Smooth walls, the color of drying…

The Voice, the Knight, and the Key

The knight had followed the voice for months. Wearied, they had crossed worlds all to chase the voice that kept whispering in their heart: You almost have. The voice flirted with promises of happiness and pleasures, futures and treasures. And so the knight pursued. Wrapped in layers of gleaming armor and armed with a sword…