The Gathering Storm Ch 1 Chapter 1: InsomniaThe Gathering Storm Ch 16 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Skyline (skī'līn'): n. 1. the apparent horizon. 2. an outline (as of buildings or a mountain range) against the background of the sky. 3. the juncture of earth and sky; that is, the line at which the earth and sky meet.
It was raining. The roof always leaked when it rained.
Ears still ringing with the monotonous plink-plunk of pattering raindrops, Leaca Quickclaw lay back upon her pillow, a dictionary clasped tightly to her chest. Inadvertently, she found her eyes drawn to a speck of rainwater above herone little drop jumping down to land in a chipped kitchen pot beside her bed. Her routine should have worked by now, so why was she still tossing and fidgeting at such a violent rate? Why did her head still feel like it was lost in some cloudy bank of fog?
The Gathering Storm Ch 8 Chapter 8: TriumphThe Gathering Storm Ch 86 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Leaca fluttered open one weak eyelid, which twitched for a few seconds before lying still. Yawning, she groggily lifted her head . . . and then slouched back down upon her pillow, a feeling of vertigo washing over her. She couldnt bring herself to raise her body anymore, for she had a steadily escalating headache; it felt like a brass band had played in her ear all night long.
Chesopeke rubbed her nose against Leacas shoulder, meowing and purring. Leaca petted her blindly, unable to see Chesopeke while her head was buried face-down in her pillow. Still, it was comforting to hear her cats voice beside her