• Raven, Chapter 12-c

    They met at the Angelic Church, their cloaks covering them from head to toe. It was late afternoon and there were people milling around in the Town Square. Most wore their cloaks, but few had the hood up. They feared they looked suspicious, but, for the most part, everyone ignored them. Caidy and Tyala had requested a private meeting with the Bishop. The old woman had agreed, and the girls were close to being late to their meeting. It had been harder than Caidy had thought to get out of the house. Last night, someone had attempted to murder her father. She didn’t know who it might have been or…

  • Raven, Chapter 10-b

    Caidy had been avoiding their gardens for the past two days, ever since her father had killed that man. She didn’t know who he had been, but she guessed he had to have been from the underground for her father to kill him. She remembered the morning afterwards, when she had awoken to find her father sitting on the edge of her bed, his head down. He had a devastated look on his face, one she had never seen before, and it had frightened her. He had told her what he had done, his voice a monotone and his eyes never leaving the carpet. He had killed a man who…