Chapter Four: Deadeye Rock

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This was way beyond Eirvit’s power, this bogey in the basement, but it absolutely could not be allowed to remain. There was nothing for it but to go back to Deadeye Rock and speak to Mother, Aldis. Truthfully, Eirvit wondered if even her mother would be strong enough for the bogey, but hopefully she could do something. In the meantime…

Eirvit watched Bevulf, striding down the path, his two-handed, juice-streaming blade wagging loosely from one arm. Hross followed the barbarian from a discreet distance. Eirvit guessed that they were heading for Skark’s House. Knowing it, her heart misgave her: something terrible approached, some tragedy loomed, and she might be powerless to stop it. Continue reading