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Viette - Chapter 18

- A trail of ants marched steadily to and from the corner of her small, dank room. It hadn’t been that long, had it? Weeks only. Yet webs had formed in the corners and a rotting apple core lay in a foul...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 17

- Going south over the mountains was like waking up from a strange dream. The journey to Grevan had brought with it the promise of excitement, of new things and amazing sights, but that now lay in tatte...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 19 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 16

- The noise of the festivities for the Piassa don Lemicht carried on outside, adding to the ache. All of it kept her head steadily pounding, pounding, pounding. While the King slept in the bed nearby,...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 18 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 15

- Viette’s heart ached for her family as she watched the ladies and their gentlemen pulse across the floor to the symphony's melody. Her memories were of far different dances, ones where the men did not...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 14

- A servant from Grevan carried an armload of logs into the room. He was so small and slight it seemed cruel to assign him such a task. “Here, let me.” Viette offered, mindless of the finer threads s...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 13

- Viette had imagined the Keep in Grevan would be a structure similar, and yet more magnanimous, to that of Whitmore. When they arrived she was taken aback. It wasn't a lofty structure of bright gray an...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 13 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 12

- The fire in the corner crackled and sparked, throwing a dancing light to the ceiling. Viette lay awake, a sharp pain running along her back from the position she was in. The King's arm around her midd...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 11

- The tension in the room was palpable. Eyes on Viette, harsh and pierced with feelings they failed to hide, angered Leonin. After months of wanting, needing, but not having, he finally found the coura...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2015

Viette - Chapter10

- Viette had grown accustomed to wearing rougher fabrics, her hair wrapped tightly in a coil atop her head, her feet bound with woolen socks and trapped inside worn leather boots. When she slipped the ...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2015

Viette - Chapter 9

- Wind blew so violent and strong that the windows rattled. Chill cut through the air in her little room, the fifth on the right. If Viette pressed her face to the window and craned her neck she could ...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 26 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 8

- Viette lay still, waiting for the hammering to stop, but the rhythmic beating continued on. Desperate for it to end, she tried to speak, to tell whomever it was to leave her be, but her tongue was th...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 7

- “My room,” Leonin barked out. “Go.” His body pulsed anxiously as he looked at Viette—her eyes open, whites showing, head lolled back, breath a shallow, ragged wheeze. Horrifying, but familiar. His mo...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 6

- So quick she feared she would slip and fall, Viette ran for the stairs. While traversing the hall she shuffled out of her soiled shoes, stripped out of her clothes. There was no wardrobe at her dispo...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 5

- “Wake, you cow.” At first, Viette didn't know who it was shaking her, yelling at her. She struggled to focus her eyes on the face in the dark. Lemmy. Her manic hair catching the light gave her away ...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 4

- Flurries of snow streaked past the grand window at the end of the North Hall. The coldness of the floor soaked through the soles of Viette's shoes and chilled her feet. She clutched her shawl tightly ...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 3

- Green hills rolled to the edge of pale gray cliffs, and then it was a drop of more than two hundred feet to the ocean below. In the distance, a ribbon of narrow islands, mostly sand and rock, marked t...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 2

- The moment hung in the air with an unpleasant thickness. Air rushed in and out of Viette’s lungs so quickly her throat stung and her mouth dried. “I’m sorry, m’Lord.” Clumsily, she backed away, eyes...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 13 Apr 2015

Viette - Chapter 1

- All he had to do was ask her to consent and she would be his . . . and she hated herself for it. Passion, affection—she shouldn’t crave such things. But yet, on her hands and knees, fingers raw from v...

By: Metilda | Category: Novels | Score: 5| Added: 11 Apr 2015

Stained: a tale of kings and maidens

- THOUGHTS The king should have the biggest cocksword . It was a simple well-reasoned conclusion Maid Reina had reached one day while contemplating her good fortune to have been chosen the king's ...

By: LadyReinaOfRivasor | Category: Novels | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Feb 2013