Tag: ya fiction

Who’s Who: Aspen of the St. Lawrence Frolick

He works part-time as a barista, and he’s become very popular on mortal social media for his handsome hipster looks. The Thanks A Latte Café, where he works, is a hangout chain for non-humans in the mortal realm, but humans do tend to wander in so glamours are required.

Who’s Who: Jude of the Bruton Coven

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.

Happy Birthday Noah!

Noah’s a black gay man in a group where the leadership is primarily women. His younger brother admires his ability to keep a level head while dealing with all the craziness, and the healer has really blossomed since Scarlett was found. The two of them are best friends, sharing just about everything. They even shared a home before more members were recruited and living arrangements had to be rearranged.

Who’s Who: Ritchie the Ghost

He changes his appearance fairly often, though not enough to completely alter his appearance. He mainly changes his hair color and adds tattoos to his body, while only occasionally changing his eye color.

Happy Birthday Aidan & Zoey!

While each twin is well-trained in both close combat and ranged hunting, Aidan prefers his hunting knife, while Zoey favors her crossbow. They go on more scouting missions than any other Cythereans.

Who’s Who: Horace of the Bruton Coven

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.

Reflections, part 1

It was square, with no partitions or bracings. The window hovered ahead without the help of a wall, and a dim light spilled through the glass, a dusty bone-white glow that fell off the bottom of the window like a waterfall at the edge of the world. I had expected the light to stretch on for eternity, but the emptiness swallowed the rays. Captured them.

Snuffed them out.

Who’s Who: Feliks of the Altai Leap

He’s passionate about wildlife conservation and the environment, particularly the vulnerable state of snow leopards, which are considered to be the least aggressive to humans of all big cats and yet are often poached for their skin and body parts.