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

Finding Wonder Chapter Three

Chapter Three In which Emma takes a stroll and her trust is broken.     It was too early in the morning to be up. Or at least that’s what Emma thought as she sat on the porch, eating her so-called breakfast, with Adelle raddling on about her plans for the house that day. “I … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Three

Finding Wonder Chapter Two

Chapter Two In which Emma has a nighttime visitor.     It shouldn’t have been surprising as to how drafty the old place had become over time. But Emma, shivering under her covers, was more than annoyed when the night air drifted in from all around her. Adelle could have at least warned her. Just … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Two

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