Last Night

      Jennifer Powell
Last Night

Deep in the wildwood a blue meadow appears, birthplace of spirits who wish to destroy the people nearby. Deyant and her sister Mrinda are among the few who can reach that meadow and kill the creature inside. But the sisters have grown apart and Mrinda has a secret she has not shared, one that could put them both in danger. Will Deyant’s anger and Mrinda’s secret bring disaster upon them both?Deep in the wildwood a shining blue meadow appears, the birthplace of forest spirits with varying forms, all determined to destroy the people who live nearby. Deyant and her sister Mrinda are among the few of their folk with the power to walk the hidden paths that lead to the meadows. They alone have the ability to twist the connection between the wildwood and its spawn, killing the creature before it can emerge.But Deyant and Mrinda have grown apart as Mrinda prepares for her wedding to Johnah. Mrinda has embraced her fiance’s faith, a faith that disapproves of the magical work that has been the focus of Deyant’s life. And Mrinda has another secret that she has not shared with her sister, a secret that could put them both in danger as they walk the paths that lead to the meadow where the forest spawn awaits its birth.Will the sisters come together to defeat their ancient enemy? Or will Deyant’s anger and Mrinda’s secret bring disaster upon them both? Find out when you read this new fantasy short story by Jennifer Powell, a Clary Books presentation. (4100 words)"a truly original and enjoyable piece."

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