Finding Wonder Chapter Nine

Chapter Nine In which Emma meets the Shimshake.   Emma groaned as the sun beat down on her, her own sweat dripping off her brow before sizzling to nothing. These mountains should have been freezing. Or that should have been the case with all of this snow swirling around her feet. But no. It was … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Nine

Finding Wonder, Chapter Six

Chapter Six In which Emma is saved. “And what are you doing in my forest, little one?” The teeth grinned. Emma squeaked, crawling back on her hands and butt. What even was this place? “This place-” the teeth grinned wider “-is where you’ll meet your end.” The smile opened wide, revealing a large, saliva-filled mouth. … Continue reading Finding Wonder, Chapter Six

Finding Wonder Chapter Five

Chapter Five In which Emma runs into trouble. “You came,” said the voice from the mirror. But as it spoke, the darkness around Emma slowly lifted. The trees and bushes surrounding her radiated a low blue light. Odd. Mirrors, some attached to the trees and others floating around, reflected the little light. Odder. But the … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Five

The Gallant Tailor

Thread is stronger than you think. / / The tailor placed the last stitch and stood as the clock struck with seven light bings. He cringed. Guess he could still make it to dinner, but it would be tight. “What do you think of this, Mr. Thatcher?” His client, a boorish man with a never-changing … Continue reading The Gallant Tailor