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The Thorn and the Rose: Two

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TWO Darkness descended across the land when Bella reached Crimrose Woods. It would be the last, and longest, section of their journey before arriving at Castle Thorn. Bella always felt uneasy riding through the supposedly cursed woods. When she was a child her mother would tell her tales of the Lord of Beasts that lived […]

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The Thorn and the Rose: One

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ONE   Bella flitted among the tents, her leather boots kicking up flecks of mud with every stride. Her pale blue cloak swirled like a desperate banner in storm winds. Hard-lined men smiled and nodded as she passed. For a moment their backs straightened, and the loads they carried lightened. But as she hurried onward, […]