August 7, 2010

The Revelation of Caireann the Witch

Posted in Homecoming, Yaret tagged , , , , , at 12:34 pm by E.V. Svetova

The latest illustration by the most talented Nigel Hendrickson: fifteen-year-old Yaret is infatuated with his much older mentor, the witch Caireann, who, despite their great affection for each other, has firmly rejected his advances. Suspecting a rival, he stoops to spying on her, and discovers more than he’s bargained for. The excerpt from Homecoming, Book II: Longing is below.

Skyclad, she was floating several feet above ground, over the fern canopy, her toes brushing fronds. Her arms outstretched, palms upward, she was rotating sunwise ever so slowly. Illuminated by the light of magic, a sanctified space surrounded her – an invisible chapel walled by high trees, roofed by the starry sky. Read More >>>

Illustration by Nigel Hendrickson

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