Heir to Power – Chapter 9

The four most powerful persons in the small village of Survin sat in the great room of the Chancery. The fire burned brightly in the hearth, sending tiny sparks flying into the room. A pot of terrid sat steaming on the rock trivet in the center of the long dining table. Kairma sat with her…

Heir to Power – Chapter 8

Once Tamron had joined Isontra, the crowd of observers followed Tamron’s cue and began to melt away, leaving a bewildered Trep standing with Collin, Zedic, and his three sentries. Trep sat down on a large log and mumbled, “That went about as smooth as a square wheel.” Hamond, Loren, and Joel turned to watch the…

Heir to Power – Chapter 7

The canyon was alive with activity the following morning as people prepared for the first celebration of spring. Jettena and Kairma met with a small group of men who had just returned from the hunt. Once Kairma described the location of the wolf sighting, the men hurried away, hoping to return in time for the…

Heir to Power – Chapter 6

Naturi watched them walk away, thinking he’d love to give Collin a lesson in manners. He hated when Collin called Kairma Boo. It was undignified, and far too intimate. Collin was seventeen now, old enough to take a mate, and Naturi thought he should be more respectful. He bristled at the thought of Collin taking…

Heir to Power – Chapter 5

Kairma was feeling a little uneasy about probing around the Godstones as she climbed up the stairs on the left side of the fourth head and walked through the narrow crevice that led to the opening of the newly discovered shrine. Seeing Collin and Zedic just finishing their lunch, she smiled brightly.