Nealan took a practice sword from the rack and handed one to Merrin as well before taking up position in one corner and waiting for Merrin to do the same in the other.
Elise sighed dejectedly as she opened the door to her car, just to find that the heavy rain during the day not only made the interior extremely cold, but the driver’s seat was half wet.
If he resisted he knew well enough what would happen; the houses in the noble quarters now occupied by families from the Empire of the Mountain, the previous occupants mysteriously gone, were proof enough that speaking out against the Empire of the Mountain was not healthy
She had dreamed for a long time of being a track star in the Olympics, and now it seemed as if her dream was ruined.
The sun was beating mercilessly down on me. It was just my luck that I had chosen one of the hottest days of the year for an outing.
I rested my hands on either side of the steering wheel, stopping my fingers from straying near the horn.
I straightened my tie and stepped into gleaming chaos.