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September 2022

Chapter 10: Bluffing

Faladel looks more collected than he has in weeks as he demands to see the dwarf leader. Arrogance and entitlement exude from his every pore. I’m rather impressed. I thought, since he seemed to be uncomfortable with lying, he’d be… Read More »Chapter 10: Bluffing

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Demon trouble

February, 2021-2022 Schoolyear I began unpacking my backpack uncomfortably. I didn’t realize the library near my school was so popular on the weekends. The only reason I was here was because Joy needed to take the entrance exams for our… Read More »Demon trouble

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Holiday Spirit

(December, 2021-22 Schoolyear) “Shoo Mephi!” I say distractedly at him. I’m trying to concentrate on editing chapters of my senior project, but his head is visible out of the corner of my eye as he perches on one of my… Read More »Holiday Spirit

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Stress I

(November 2021-22 Schoolyear) “…”  “What’s the problem Sarah?” Mephi sighs leaning over my shoulder, looking at my empty screen.  “Query letters. Reading my own writing. Freaking out. Phone. Things I should have asked J— after he read my stuff. Do… Read More »Stress I