The First Steps – 4.03

Previous Chapter I didn’t want to track any mud or excess water, so I removed my shoes and left them off to the side as I entered. There was a rug in place for that, nestled just beneath an umbrella stand that was lacking said umbrella. Then I took a moment to simply look off … Continue reading The First Steps – 4.03

The First Steps – 4.02

Previous Chapter A few days later, I was struggling to stay awake as the carriage I was in took me to my hometown for the first time in months. Lethargy had seeped into my bones. It stemmed from the amalgamation of the rain beating against the window panes, the constant drawling of the carriage wheels … Continue reading The First Steps – 4.02