Gelasa Bark

Meristo enters the office and closes the door behind him. “Miyara, I’ll take on handling the front on my own if you need to finish the accounting today,” he says without preamble. “But please tell Taseino to go home.” His expression is uncharacteristically serious, and I frown, already rising. “He looked fine earlier.” “I thought … More Gelasa Bark

Flickerwind Petals

“Miyara, is everything okay?” Meristo calls into the back. “We have a full shop—I could use some backup.” “Missing ingredient I need to whip up a batch for a customer’s order,” I explain. “Told you they weren’t back there,” Lorwyn says smugly. “And you could have told me when you last looked for them and … More Flickerwind Petals

Bonus Scene: When Saiyana Receives Miyara’s Gift from Ostario

This bonus scene is told from Saiyana’s perspective, set immediately following Chapter 18 of Tea Set and Match. A knock on my office door startles me out of—staring at the wall, apparently. My fist clenches around my pen. I can’t even focus on theoretical magecraft diagramming. What good am I? When I don’t answer, Ostario lets … More Bonus Scene: When Saiyana Receives Miyara’s Gift from Ostario