REGULAR BLOG POSTS: This week: Kyri is in terrible peril in Chapter 25 of Phoenix Ascendant, and in Chapter 26 we end the snippets of Phoenix Ascendant on a cliffhanger! Last two weeks: A battle with surprises in Chapter 22 of Phoenix Ascendant, then in Chapter 23, asking questions leads to a terrible discovery, and in Chapter 24, they must decide how to deal with Tashriel; previously, Poplock and Tobimar do some research and have an important secret discussion in Chapter 19 of Phoenix Ascendant, then in Chapter 20 the mystery deepens, and in Chapter 21 we end with something of a cliffhanger!
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Kyri had made a very puzzling statement...
Poplock stared at her, as did Tobimar; Poplock hopped to her shoulder to talk to her more directly. "Um, that's what we've been trying to do for the last couple of weeks, Kyri. With all the magic I've got, all of Sasha's, and even Kelsley's."
He could feel her pulse, sense it hammering far faster than it should be. "Magic – at least the magic we have – can't do it," she said quietly, still striding [ Continue reading... ]
Kyri was, in some ways, in more peril than she had ever been...
Arbiter Kelsley wavered on his feet; Tobimar and Discoverer (previously Seeker) Reed caught his elbows, helped him to sit down.
Kyri looked out of the holy circle, and Tobimar felt a phantom pain in his chest as he saw her understanding that even this had failed. "Nothing at all, Arbiter?"
The priest of Myrionar shook his head reluctantly. "I can injure her easily enough, [ Continue reading... ]