What Are Words?
Feb12

What Are Words?

(12 Fashanos 5115, An aside from the Harp) I feel the crash of her soul the moment her eyes open. She is still so distant, but yet, turns to me. Ach! There is naught I can do for her but be. Here. With her. Her anguish overwhelms everything, burning; everything except my need for her. She drowns in me, and I can but be the instrument of her undoing. “Dear one? Hear how I cherish you. Now. With…you.” There is no...

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Time After Time
Feb12

Time After Time

(11 Fashanos 5115, The Landing) She reached for the font. Her hand hesitated; she knew what was there – it was always there. Frozen in the grip of a fear she could name, but not explain, she stared into the water for a very long time. She did not want to see that dream again, not tonight. And that was a sin, she realized. She broke into tears all over again and fled the shrine, feeling unworthy. But there was no place to go that...

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