Awkward Flirtations & Virgin Blood
A special chapter from the POV of a special pterippos.
Jude was attacked by a wolf once when he was very young, and developed a fear of most animals shortly after. He thinks there is some truth to the Babylonian belief that cats escort the dead to the underworld, while there has been no evidence to support this.
Horace and Jude took advantage of the hippie movement in the sixties and seventies to travel the world. Because he’s well-travelled, Horace has learned Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, and German, and he’s a member of the International Language Club.
Chapter VII, part i: This Table Ain’t Big Enough For The Ten Of Us. Eleven? Twelve?!
Chapter VI, part iii: And Down The Yellow Brick Road They Go
Though he hates to admit it, Virgil is a bit of a techie. He enjoys researching the latest tech almost as much as he does buying and using it.
I shot Diego a swift look, hoping he would shrug off my suspicions and explain what really happened. He hadn’t–no, couldn’t–tear his eyes away from Cari. I didn’t think he was capable of expressing such terror; his eyes looked as if they would pop out of his head, his jaw had dropped, and he had lost all the color in his face. Those teal eyes were darker than ever, glued to my younger half-sister.
Chapter IV, part iii: Gossip Column, New Kid, & Those Mean Hollingsworth Kids
Unlike the subject of today’s article, your friendly neighborhood gossip queen Arion has not died! (Or undied, if we’re being technical.) Due to some scheduling mishaps and the state of the world, my interview with Virgil of the Houston Coven had to wait. Now that the dust has settled, I’m here to share with you