Caught in the Balance

Season2

HI EVERYONE!!

Season 1 | Season 2

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Just a small note to say thank you so much to everyone who has read so far and that I will be on hiatus from here for the next few months while I line edit what's here and get Season 2 prepared.

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HI EVERYONE!!

Season 1 | Season 2

image shows the letters C, I, T, B, in bold red type.

Just a small note to say thank you so much to everyone who has read so far and that I will be on hiatus from here for the next few months while I line edit what's here and get Season 2 prepared.

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SOON...

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Episode 21.

CW: Male Violence, Knives.

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The Dandelion and Lilly had at one time been a grand and welcoming place – although recent years had been considerably unkind to Coldwater Pond, not even half a candle in any of the sconces surrounding the pair with neither back to the door.

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Episode 22.

CW: Murder, Knives.

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Impatient, wanting rid of them all, Tristin bristled while Jed covered Issané with a reserved bundle of quilts. Reed, almost finished fussing, reassured him the healing magic was taking its full effect on her, and at last, the four made their moves to leave – the archer telling the others he will still potter a while, still vexed over his patient.

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Episode 23.

CW: Knives.

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The note fluttered from fingertips to the ground, two simple sentences scrawled in charcoal. Keziah read them aloud. “It was him or me. I'm sorry.”

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Episode 24.

CW: Vomiting, Syringes, Drug Use.

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Issané's cough refusing to get any better in the cold, Reed had insisted they seek for a temple on the trail for her to recover in. Unsure where they might find one in the mountains, they reasoned that there must be one at the pass, and with spring and it's rain almost upon them but not quite, they'd moved on in search of any warm building where she could rest.

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Episode 25.

CW: Murder.

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Kayn woke in a temple bed, his nurse indicating to someone behind him that was is okay to leave now, and as the warm room enclosed him, coaxing him back to physical existence, he found the air perfumed and heavy with incense, the mellow lighting soft, and low.

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Episode 26.

CW: Long Episode.

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“Which one of them got you in the end?”

“The small one.” The kid huffed, and Kayn’s trademark shackle clinked while he signed, his father interpreting for him. “She looked sick, but she's faster than I thought she'd be.”

Jed snorted. “That one's been running a long time. I'd hate to meet who from. Lucky your head’s still attached, really. You hurt?”

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Episode 27.

CW: Drug Use.

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“Hey, it's you! Are you done doing prince stuff now?”

“I am. Where's Eliza?”

Off the beaten track, and in the surrounding woodland, Axel approached as Kayn stood in a clearing, a dog at his heels and a baby in his arms. The site in the distance behind them was slowly turning from derelict and neglected into something homely and inviting, not least because of the smell of livestock cooking and the fires which contributed to that, but there was music and chattering as the people worked at their various undertakings within the larger group.

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