A Long Road Chapter 16 Ficbit – Making it Work

Wrapped up against the frosty morning, Mina leaned against one of Rabbit Hole’s new paddock fences, offering a dried apple slice to entice one particularly canny buckskin mare over for a good look. She might have been Haven-raised but she was an Ashkevron. You didn’t survive family get-togethers without knowing something about good horses. “I like your brother already. He picked solid horses.” Continue reading

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A Long Road Chapter 16 Ficbit – Triage

“Ouch!”

Wen Qing tried not to roll her eyes, concentrating on placing the next silver needle in the right acupuncture point to redirect lingering resentful energy away from the core of the Nie heir seated on her examining table. The energy was stubborn. But then, so was Nie Huaisang. “I’d think you were a wuss, but I notice you only yelp if you see the needle coming. Wei Wuxian fakes it better.” Continue reading

A Long Road Chapter 16 Ficbit – Memories

Lan Wangji kept a wary eye on them, but held back, as more people gasped and cried out. This, at last, felt like a familiar part of a night-hunt. Once one living soul recognized a ghost, it was as if a cloud of mist lifted, allowing others to also see. Or possibly, the ghosts themselves became more recognizable, resentful energy pacified enough to recall their live bodies. Continue reading