Tag Archives: Selkie

Betrayal, P-1

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Jennie had her flaxen hair tied into a ponytail to keep it up and out of her way, while she had her sealskin on her lap. Nary once, did she look up from her repair work of fixing a tear, putting in stich after stitch, evenly.
‘How can she sit there as naked as the day she was born, and without so much as a single goose-bump on her anywhere?’ Hew idly wondered, as he shifted closer to the fire, when yet another breeze inspired a wave of them across his own skin.

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Cold to the touch

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The snow-covered plains would’ve eaten his feet, had Aaron not been wearing a pair of snowshoes. Dark clouds loomed overhead, signalling a furious blizzard to come at any second, perhaps with a cold that could challenge what mountain of a man his clothes and equipment made him. Ahead, mountains etched a line over the horizon, mountains he walked towards, but nothing else that’d amount to life existed elsewhere; what little plantlife existed amounted to merely dead trees, and so much snow covered the ground that if he were to prod it with a stick, he’d sooner run out of length.

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