A New Beginning Ch.6 So it went for the rest of the week: tension so thick that it could have shrouded them both. Dawn avoided him as much as was possible and continued to give him the cold shoulder whenever he attempted to speak with her. For Silver's part, he gave her space to fume and found other duties about the small ship to perform. Unfortunately for him, the only place that he enjoyed unwinding in was the galley-- it was also the only place where he'd have a run-in with Dawn. "Confounded woman, " he mutters to himself. "Indeed hell itself has no fury over a lass' scorn." Twice, he attempts to speak to her and, yet again, she pushes him away. Either by giving him the cold shoulder or lashing out with a myriad of names. Murderer. Pirate. Cyborg. Heartless. He didn't know what was worse-- when she did or didn't speak to him. On one occasion when she stormed out of the galley, he noticed something glint in the dim light. Her tin
Crossroads of Life Part 1 PrologueClick! Click. Whiiiiiiir!!A rusty locket falls open to reveal a moment in time. . ."Most folks would agree that the sea is a magical place. It is a world in which the life of all who live within may create beauty, grace, and dignity. Not all who dwell in the sea could be considered beautiful; however, what is there creates a balanced force of nature. This is merely the topical magic, not quite magical in the full sense of the word. Just your everyday type. But within the creatures who call the sea their home? That, my child, is a very different sort of magic indeed. This type of magic is most alluring, yet dark. No one really knows how it came about. . . Some say it was to teach our young men beauty of the heart. To teach our young women that a man of noble character is more to be desired than riches or status.Others think that these beings were merely curious of the human form of love and came ashore to search it out for themselves.