Apr. 7th, 2014

kajones_writing: (Richard with sword)
This entry is part 23 of 35 in the Aurora's World collection

Aurora had always known that her father was a magic user, even though there were people who said, loudly, that telling a six-year-old the truth about what had happened was a mistake. She heard them all, because they seemed to think she was oblivious to what was happening around her, but she wasn’t. Being young didn’t make someone stupid and yet that was what everyone seemed to assume. They thought she was too young for the truth, as though she wouldn’t learn their version of the truth anyway, once they stopped criticising her mother and started gossipping about her father instead. Fortunately, by then, thanks to her mother’s belief that she was old enough to understand what was happening, she already knew what had happened.

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kajones_writing: (Richard with sword)
This entry is part 26 of 36 in the Aurora's World collection

Aurora never really meant to keep the job she’d inherited from her mother a secret from Harrison. Magic just wasn’t a subject that got brought up in regular conversation. It was safer that way. Talking about magic could be enough to get you executed, especially if you knew too much about it, because the King was paranoid. He truly believed that all magic users were dangerous, which was why he’d been able to let someone take his second son to the mountains to die as he was meant to be the son who always had magic. She knew that it was a subject she was more knowledgeable about then anyone else in the kingdom, so she had to be very careful not to say the wrong thing, even when she was with someone she trusted the way she trusted Harrison.

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kajones_writing: (Richard with sword)

I really enjoy it when characters surprise me and this was something that I really wasn’t expecting when I started writing Falcon’s point of view.

No one knew. It was safer that way for both of them. Yet, by protecting Kestrel, Falcon had made her a target. Unfortunately that was part of the game he’d been playing since his father had decided it was time to move on. The same game his father, his grandfather and his great-grandfather had been playing, since the creation of the Black Hollow. Everyone saw him as someone who had taken the position his older brothers should have had, because they didn’t know why the Hollow had been created in the first place or that some mages from the outside had chosen to enter Ildieu long after it was created.

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