The Forest of Tempered Secrets – Friday Fictioneers

 The Forest of Tempered Secrets Eli braced his arm across Freya's stomach, much the way their father did when danger surfaced. Freya halted before a contorted lot of trees covered with moss, their branches a maze of wooden tendrils strangling each other. Dead branches in pain. "Don't move. It's the Forest of Tempered Secrets," Eli said. "You must give them up. Otherwise...." He pointed. Freya's expression … Continue reading The Forest of Tempered Secrets – Friday Fictioneers

Cottage in the Woods – Friday Fictioneers – 09/07/12

Image courtesy of Piya Singh (Bittercharm) Enrique and his wife, Sadie, had walked for hours in overgrown hills and meandered off course. While lumbering through granite rocks and muddy sludge, traces of honeysuckle lit the way to a new path. Once they chose it there was no turning back. The cottage appeared before them as a … Continue reading Cottage in the Woods – Friday Fictioneers – 09/07/12