Choosing Death

  The Deadly Sun A few days pass and the distribution of the inhibitors is complete. Chiwan, the healing master, joins them in their work. Just as he guided the sisters when they left their cave, so he guides the sleepers. He joins me when I reassemble the masters, to answer their questions about life […]

Death of a Child

  Wenri I’m dazed when I land, and it takes a few seconds for my vision to clear. My skin still tingles, but at least I can feel my body again.

“Are you all right?” asks a guard, peering down at me.

I’m sitting on wet rocks a few feet from the lake.

“I was […]