First Time(1)

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The Lion and the Wolf

Can be read as a stand-alone story, or as part of the set that begins with Sara's Surprise.

Summer’s dying embers had given their last and been replaced by a September mist that painted the landscape with a layer of frost. Maybe a return to school, to normality, would be my salvation. These were the thoughts that came, formed and then vanished like the blue wisps of breath escaping my lips in the chill autumn air, as I saw the lights of the school bus approaching. Guilt, however, is...Read On

Reluctance(1)

13

Witches’ Toil

Can be read as a stand-alone story, or as part of the set that begins with Sara's Surprise.

Beth’s leaving plummeted me back into the depths of teenage depression, leading me down a long, dark tunnel at which end no light could be seen. Not only had I lost the girl who had become my best friend, but I’d also lost my love. Together, we had shared the most special thing; we’d shared the loss of our virginity. No joy was there for me in the dawning of the new millennium, no sparkle...Read On