Woundbearer Ch19The scattered light seemed unbearably harsh to her at first, like a new born fawn gazing into the sun for the first time. Through the leafless branches and fallen trees, Yeva saw the moonlight trickling down. She saw the silvery white oak tree, with the foliage an unnatural and vibrant gold color. Strewn about her were e brown, dead leaves like flowers scattered to a grave. But most importantly she saw the fragile skull, yellow with age and heavily cracked, with its front facing eyes and pointed teeth, staring back at her. But the skull had been split in two.Woundbearer Ch19 by Songdog-StrayFang
She inhaled sharply, and realized it was the first breath she had drawn since awakening. The air filled her lungs, made her whole again and gave her shape. A terrible pain gripped at her chest like the gnashing of wolf's teeth, and she struggled to lift her head. The forest was silent, and she was alone.
"Dimitri...?" she choked through a dry, constricted throat. She swallowed hard and called out again. "Dimitri?"
There was no ans
After getting caught in the crossfire between two god-like beings, Yeva vows revenge. Accompanied by a wood spirit who is in her debt, Yeva searches for the one eyed tiger in order to blind his remaining eye. She is warned that her revenge is suicide and told that mortals have no business in the affairs of Old Ones. However, having lost a child and bearing a wounded shoulder, Yeva pursues the end to a story spanning generations.