Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Wishing Map 17

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Four: Melcarhassen (Continued) Previously: An ancient document predicted “the Time of an End and a New Beginning” when Two Strangers would choose between salvation or destruction. Now we … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 16

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Four: Melcarhassen Previously: Pondering Zack’s words about being from “another world,” the great bird Aviar realized that “the Time of an End and a New … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Death: An Irrational Joy

My mother died on Thanksgiving Day and I have never felt more joy in my life. Am I mad or merely cold-hearted? Neither. I was raised believing in Me and Mom and Dad. And that was pretty much it. God … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 15

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Three: Aviar (continued) Previously: After unwittingly sleeping in the nest of an immense bird named Aviar, Zack is discovered and pinned down by the creature. … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 14

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Three: Aviar (continued) Previously: Like her brother, Gina stood on the Map and promptly disappeared. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Zack slept like a stone. During the … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 13

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Three: Aviar (continued) Previously: Saved from what had seemed certain death, Zack fell asleep on a mountaintop. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Once Gina got over her … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 12

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Three: Aviar (continued) Previously: Zack’s fall into Ismara continues… ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ How had it happened? He thought back: he’d been in the house, in his sister’s … Continue reading

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