Category: Book 01 – Mirrorfall

45 – Shards

Ryan looked back into the warehouse, making sure there were no more people moving, no more Solstice waiting to make a move, no more fae fading through the shadowed areas. He forced himself to look into each corner, each patch of darkness for far longer than he should have, in an effort to make up for his limitations. His HUD… Read more →

44 – Mirrorfall

The rooftop was quiet. Stef stood and waited for a moment, as Ryan paced, then took up a position at one of the corners. The area was industrial, a small sea of tin roofs and flat concrete roofs. Everything was in darkness, aside from some small security lights and the street lamps. It would have been serene, if not for… Read more →

42 – The Calm

‘Which building?’ Curt asked. Stef leaned against the door and pressed a finger to the window to point at the building they’d just passed. ‘That one.’ The car jerked to a halt. ‘A bit of warning next time, newbie.’ He turned his head, then backed into an empty spot. She shrugged. ‘I’m used to walking.’ He turned the car off.… Read more →

40 – Problem Solving

The chair swung slightly as Stef tried to make herself more comfortable. She counted in binary to ten, to twenty, to a hundred, and still no solution presented itself. Press the green button and play pretend, and try. Or run away, try to make it past the techs without being seen. Staying still and imitating a statue was always a… Read more →

37 – Geek Speak

‘Can we, um–’ Stef started as Ryan opened the next mailbox. ‘Can we continue the conversation that sorta got interrupted last night?’ ‘Of course.’ He handed her two small envelopes, and she shoved them into the PWNY Express bag she’d required. ‘But other important question first?’ ‘Point the way to the next mailbox first,’ he said. She pointed, and he… Read more →

36 – Ohana

Stef opened her eyes. A jumble of nightmare imagery vanished under the scrutiny of the infirmary’s low lights. Something beeped – an ECG. Familiar sound. Comforting sound. Sound that meant she was still alive. She looked at the other pieces of equipment, at the various lines and cords leading to her bed and to her body, and she relaxed a… Read more →