Saturday, September 16, 2006

help on the road

“Well my name is Finneas Culwart.” He came closer, removing the pack from his shoulder. Seeing his face closer now, she saw that he was much younger than she had first supposed. “If you don’t mind my asking, why do you eat berries for supper? Have you no food of your own?”

“No, robbers relieved my of my purse last night and I have had nothing to eat since midmorning…yesterday.”

Finneas took note of the bow and arrows the girl wore across her back and motioned to them. “Do you know how to use those things properly?”

Daelia drew herself up to her full height, her ire rising at his forward manner, “I have been using a bow since the time I could pick one up. Just because I’m a girl doesn’t mean—“

“By the gods, I don’t doubt your ability; my own aim has always been ghastly! Now before you say anything else, listen to my proposal..."


Chapter 2 of Daelia is finished...come and read!


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