Child of the Kaites: Chapter 44

“Where are we going?” Yorchan asks.  She hops over the short bushes on the side of the path. Dust puffs where our worn sandals fall.  “It’ll be easier if you just see for yourself,” I say. Tatanda’s ultimatum is far from the only reason we need off this island.  The aivenkaite cloud is closer now, … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 44

Child of the Kaites: Chapter 43

Already, Maraians clog the small Iranine market.  Big Akima, first of the shopkeepers to arrive, eyes the strangers with consternation.  Fists on her hips, she approaches an old Maraian woman.  The sea and the crowds drown out her words, but I imagine Big Akima’s demanding an explanation.  When the old woman answers her, she seeks … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 43

Child of the Kaites: Chapter 42

Well, friends, I had a long weekend for Thanksgiving--and I FINISHED REWRITING CHILD OF THE KAITES!!!!! If the Lord wills it, that means you will receive your weekly updates five more times after today, for a total of 47 chapters. Now it's back to my regular schedule, which for now means waking before the sun rises … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 42