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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 28

Find previous chapters here. “It’s hopeless,” Laen exclaims.  “We’re trapped in here.  We’ll run out of air, and we’ll die of thirst, and I hate the dark, and what if the aivenkaites come back and kill us!”  Her voice rises … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 27

Let me just tell you, I’m SUPER excited about this week’s chapter!! It was very fun to write, and I hope you enjoy reading it. If you’re just coming along or need a refresher, find links to previous chapters here. … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 26

Find previous chapters here. My nightmare wakes me while the sun still shines.  I draw a hand over my face.  The vision, unchanged in all my years on Ira, keeps changing since we reached Izyphor.  Now, I dreamed of the … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 25

I’m excited to share this chapter with you, and have even been doing some painting! Here’s my take on part of Rai and co’s journey through the desert (probably when they were running away from Yrin’s city in Chapter 20) … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 24

Find links to previous chapters here. “That was easier than I expected,” the Maraian boy says in the Common Tongue.  A rope tied to Nihae’s wrists dangles from his hands. One of the Rhilissi, whose braids form an arrow pattern … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 23

Find the table of contents here. The closer we get to the cry, the thicker the reeds grow. “Don’t step on the shore,” Forziel cautions.  “If we leave footprints or scent, it’ll undo all the extra work of leaving a decoy … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 17

Thanks for waiting for this 🙂  As I said last week, for the rest of the school year I’ll be posting every-other Monday (as long as I can keep on track with lesson planning, grading, AND story editing).  In the … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 16

Here are previous chapters. By midday, we have finished our explanations and begun discussing how to begin rebelling against Izyphor. “Yes,” Elesekk says.  He readjusts on one of the crates we’ve dragged to form a circle.  “We ought to start … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 15

Find previous chapters here. This is the beginning of Part II of Child of the Kaites.         Golden dust twirls in lazy eddies under the roof of plastered reeds.  A curtain rustles in the unshuttered window.  The early cries of the … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 14

Find previous chapters here. The morning dawns with strong light on a ravaged hilltop.  No plants within three arms’ lengths remain in the ground.  Their roots lay atop the dirt, churned so that rocks lie on the surface and stems … Continue reading

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