A Crowded House/Forever Never

“He is very fine, Mna,” whispered Eagna. “I hope I will be as blessed with such devotion and love with our child.” She stroked her stomach and then reached out to touch Mna’s rounded belly. At the same moment Mna moved to stroke her friend’s stomach; and when they touched one another simultaneously, the life within them kicked happily. They both laughed uncontrollably for a few seconds, giddy with the sensation. “Already they are friends,” smiled Mna. Continue reading A Crowded House/Forever Never

The Cave of Mysteries/Forever Never

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright word and images As the females in Espera get acquainted with the Warrior and Hunter, Naofa makes preparations to journey to the land where mysterious cave dwellers have been toiling since their birth, working at the express instruction given them by strange images left on their walls…and what of the stones they collect and store?  She is determined to find answers…. The Cave of Mysteries “I cannot let you go alone, Sister,” argued Eagna. “These little men are so..strange.” She looked furtively over Naofa’s shoulder, lest one of them be near … Continue reading The Cave of Mysteries/Forever Never

No Rest for the Keepers/Forever Never

Forever Never/The Dawn of Illusion by Cheryl Pennington copyright As the circle of friends in the Land of Laoch rest peacefully,  the Keepers of Domhan also find sleep.  But one will not sleep easy; for the vein of dark possibility pumps its poison into the minds of the innocent at every turn…. No Rest for the Keepers “I wonder how things have gone for our friends in the land of the cliffs.”  M’na gazed at Fireann’s broad back with wide, brown eyes as they lay in the comfort of night, gently running her fingers over his warm, smooth skin.  She … Continue reading No Rest for the Keepers/Forever Never