Chapter 3.20 – Deadbeat Dad

Wyatt had arrived back home after his fruitless training session with Broof, to have April latch to him like a limpet. She was bubbling with excitement to work on the potion again, to learn about all the different ingredients, to theorise about what might work in the cure potion and to ask him a hundredContinue reading “Chapter 3.20 – Deadbeat Dad”

Chapter 3.15 – Goblins

The break room at the Woodland Borough Police Department’s station was every bit as uninspiring as the rest of the building and yet Jessica’s imagination was running wild. The young officer – no, deputy – was sipping her decaffeinated green tea and staring through her sandwich on a break from doing nothing. In order toContinue reading “Chapter 3.15 – Goblins”

Chapter 3.07 – Something Stinks

Warning: Melinda’s retinas might not be the only ones burning! So bright! Oooookay. Well, that was the weirdest thing Melinda had ever had happen to her and there had sure been a lot of weird things happening to her lately. She had fought hard to get a barely-conscious April down the stairs and to theContinue reading “Chapter 3.07 – Something Stinks”

Chapter 2.33 – Maybe Never

Lilith found a certain joy in conducting job interviews. She’d had three bright-eyed hopefuls in the hot seat so far today, being grilled all round until they were blabbering incoherently and weeping. Some might call her interrogation methods harsh, but she needed a specific kind of person to be entrusted with her personal paperwork. SomeoneContinue reading “Chapter 2.33 – Maybe Never”

Chapter 2.19 – Dirt

As they walked past manicured lawns and sparkling fountains, Ralf tried not to grin. Jessica gazed at the building and asked him again, “Are you winding me up, Boss?” When Ralf had mentioned that he was paying a visit to the Wangshafts for his monthly catch-up, Jessica had begged to be allowed to come with.Continue reading “Chapter 2.19 – Dirt”