Purnima: Ring of Silver

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Go to the Monastery

In the Borderfirma Lowlands, at Stone Ground:

The forces are gathering
as we sit in this room. 
The darkness amasses
bringing its doom.

The sides are chosen,
the wheels in motion.
Go to the monastery, 
set your devotion.

The last useless battle, 
someone will fall.
Useless but useful,
for nothing, for All.

These words, this poem, kept repeating in Merlyn’s mind when she was near Stone Ground. She didn’t know where they came from, nor what they meant.

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Purnima: Stone Ground

Here is the next part of Purnima (Book 7 of Waldmeer).

Return of the Snakes

In the Borderfirma Lowlands:

Merlyn and Odin exited Purnima Passage at Stone Ground on that August full moon. They were surprised to see red warning tape around the sacred rock structure.

“At least, it still works as a portal,” said Merlyn when Aristotle and Indra came out of the palace to greet them.

“It does,” said Aristotle, “but for how long?”

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Purnima: Purnima Passage

Here is the beginning of Purnima (Book 7 of Waldmeer)!

Seeing the Totality

A full moon evening, late in May, in Waldmeer:

Purnima means full moon. Full moons are auspicious occasions for new beginnings, and so we begin; again. Merlyn and Gabriel stood awkwardly at the entrance of Twenty Mile Track. Awkward because they barely knew each other, and this seemed too big an adventure for virtual strangers. Nevertheless, there they were, brought together by some unknown force. 

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