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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 10

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 10 * * * Returning from his evening constitutional, Javier de Requesens y Ercilla tossed his hat on the waiting hook, was delighted to see it alight as he meant (which happened about two … Continue reading

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Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 28

Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 28 Chapter 28. “A . . . tyrpiglynt?” Holly repeated. The word sounded somehow creepy in and of itself. “What is that, exactly?” “A Reflecter of Desire,” Silvertail said wearily. “Also called a Mirrortaint. A … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 37

The Spark – Snippet 37 CHAPTER 15: Pairs and Singletons I’d as soon have been someplace else, but in truth it wasn’t hurting me to sit with my back to a tree trunk and my stomach full of good food … Continue reading

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 09

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 09 Chapter 6 The heavy, muffled tread on the stairs suddenly became sharper, louder as a blond head with a pageboy haircut crested the floorboards where the attic communicated with the rest of the … Continue reading

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Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 27

Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 27 Chapter 27. Silvertail wriggled harder, and managed to get his furry shoulders through the small hole near the foundation of the school. That accomplished, he could easily drag the rest of himself through. It … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 36

The Spark – Snippet 36 People were feeding into the hall, their feet shuffling. Even though they were trying to be quiet, they made a lot of noise. It was good that Frances had thought to move the bench up. … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 35

The Spark – Snippet 35 CHAPTER 14: A Different View of Marielles Baga brought the boat to rest in the landing place of Marielles, within arm’s length of where he’d landed when I came here before. I knew before he … Continue reading

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Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 26

Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 26 Chapter 26. “Okay, I like that,” Nikki said with a grin. Tierra looked confused. “Is there a joke in Dex’s character’s name? I don’t get it.” “Seriously?” Holly said. “Geraldine ‘Geri’ Rigger? Never heard … Continue reading

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 08

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 08 Chapter 5 As the sand in his hourglass passed the two-o’clock mark, Javier de Requesens y Ercilla put down his midday meal — a small, fantastically expensive roll — and glanced up at … Continue reading

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Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 25

Princess Holy Aura – Chapter 25 Chapter 25. “I can’t believe it’s this cold!” Holly said, shivering even within the thick, puffy blue coat she was wearing. “It was seventy three days ago!” “Welcome to New York,” Tierra said with … Continue reading

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