Monkshood – Excerpt No. 8

“What fortune will going East bring?” Julia asked. “Sweet fuck all…”

Julia was done with all of this self-actualisation bullshit. I’m even less ready now than I have ever been.

East,” the wind spoke up.

“Really?” Julia shouted. “You can shove—”

The wind surged, and the trees leaned away from the source. High winds rarely scared her; however, it gained the power of a gale, forcing Julia to grab onto a trunk to keep herself from getting blown away.

“Fine!” Julia yelled, her voice like a whisper in a storm.

In an instant, the forest returned to normal as though nothing had happened. That last part was a sobering element to take in.

“Dick,” Julia swore, before heading on East.

Picture of a house being carried away due to heavy winds. Source
Disclaimer: This excerpt from Dark Hearts is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. The image is sourced from Pixabay.


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