Chapter 16, Part 6

But did she really believe that? She didn't feel any different now than she did before. Other than being faster and stronger and just generally more powerful, there wasn't any difference between Alessandra the slumdwelling thief and Alessandra the godlike mage. Was the distance between her and Mikaelo real, or was it just a figment … Continue reading Chapter 16, Part 6


Chapter 16, Part 5

"If that's so, why was I allowed to spend time with him alone?" Alessandra shot back.   "Because he was your friend from before, and it seemed needlessly cruel to cut off that friendship so sharply," Shalor replied, "but I am beginning to see that it was a mistake. Rest assured, your friend will be … Continue reading Chapter 16, Part 5