Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 26

26: Perspectives

Watching William fly, Teresa fell to her knees. He was breath-taking, beautiful, and deadly.

“Perfect!” Rykken shouted.


Pelent growled. “Abomination.”

Monday, March 20, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 25

Episode 25: Prepared

When the tent was prepared, Bryant gestured to Brutus.

“Come and speak with me, friend.”


Brutus hesitated, but followed Bryant into the tent.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 24

Episode 24: Phoenix

William decided to use his fire.

“Step back and I’ll show you what I’ve learned.”

He turned his back, dropped his clothes, and became the phoenix

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 23

Episode 23:Fail-Safe

Teresa watched as William fought his magic, wrestling it back into himself.

“You haven’t had any training, have you?” Rykken observed.


Pelent raised her spear. “I’m his fail-safe.”

Monday, March 13, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 22

Episode 22: Waiting

While his tent was prepared, King Bryant paced by the cook fire.

Despite the rise of flames at each of his passes, the men huddled by the warmth to eat
.

He despised them.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 21

Episode 21: Rage


“King? My murdering brother?” 

William stepped far back from the others as a fiery rage swept over him, lighting his arms and hands on fire.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 20

Episode 20: Dread


Teresa dreaded her brother’s answer to William’s question.

Rykken had gone silent long enough for the shadows to lengthen with the approach of sunset. 

Finally, he spoke. “King Bryant has declared war.”

Monday, March 6, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 19

Episode 19: Satisfaction?


Bryant’s first day of battle hadn’t gone well. 
The men didn’t respect him. 
The people didn’t bow to him, although they did run in fear. 
It wasn’t truly satisfying.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 18

Episode 18: Redirection


William could see Rykken’s talk discomfiting Teresa. 
She kept rubbing her right earlobe, her jaw tight. 
“Rykken, what brings you here in haste?”

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Ashes Burn, Season 6: Burning, Episode 17

Episode 17: Torn


Teresa observed Pelent and William as her brother spoke of their family gift. 
Pelent’s face was stony. 
William's face gentled. 
Teresa felt torn by hope and fear.