This is just a short one-shot between Aria and Aleric during their time at the cabin. Explicit warning..~~~~
Meat… herbs… garlic… butter… carrots….
I stared at the ingredients as if they were a dangerous foreign entity.
Not to say they were, but it wasn’t exactly like I knew how to approach what I was going to attempt. Things had seemed so much easier when I was just reading about it… opposed to having to actually do it.
With a sigh, I picked up the kitchen knife and began peeling the carrots; preheating the pan on the stove whilst I did so.
Aleric had been doing the cooking for us both, having at least some experience with it. During times when he’d been on duty for the Winter Mist, there had been moments he’d had to cook whilst maki
This chapter follows a young Elder Luke (Luke Hastings) 30/40 years prior to the main story. It was a very different time when things were not so accepting. This POV shows the beginning of how Elder Luke became the man he is today and why he holds the strong values he does - known by Aria as one of the deadliest men in the pack. ~~~~ Fifty-two. There were fifty-two books I needed to reshelve today. Several more than the day before, even more than the day before that. It meant I would need to work late today in order to finish this in time. At least I had the entire day to get through it. With a sigh of resignation, I grabbed my trolley and began the journey to the back of the library where I would start the process, giving small smiles to those I made eye contact with along the way. This was the life of a librarian. Day in… day out… Not to say I didn’t enjoy my work. On the contrary, I immensely loved what I did for a living. Bu