City of Life

  Life and Light “It’s time to show you the city,” says Mayla.

I hear the sound of crashing waves as an image fills the room: a small barren island, surrounded by sharp reefs.

“What do you see?” asks Mayla.

“The island that the city rests on,” answers Berek, “empty, as we saw it from […]

Dreaming and Weaving

  Energy Weaving One last room to touch before my training begins. The Yellow room shows a different face to each person who enters it. What will I find there?

Shazira walks me to the room.

I feel dizzy as I approach the doorway, and get more nauseous with each step. I turn to Shazira. […]

Island and Tower

  Arrival It’s a clear summer night, with a soft breeze, and the full moon reflects off the water.

I look again. The moon is wrong. It’s too big, and there are no familiar constellations in the sky.

I remember. This is not my world.

Am I caught in a dream?

My bare feet rest […]