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How Johnny Lee Makes FireBy Adam J. Thaxton
One day Johnny Lee was out picking fruit from the frost-vines when he heard a cry for help. He followed it to a find a small clearing where there was a woman sitting there with a scowl on her face and her arms crossed. She huffed at him when he entered the clearing, and he looked at the pile of sticks by her feet.
"So, what is the matter?" he asked.
"Wood is hiding the fire from me again," the woman grumbled, and Johnny Lee nodded in understanding.
"Wood hides fire from me quite a lot," he said. "But sometimes I can get it to give it up."
She looked at him and nodded.
"That is all well and good, but how does it help me?" she asked.
"Very simply," he said, and clapped his hands together. "I will make the fire come out."
He scowled at the fire, screaming in rage and anger, then struck his fist into the ground.
"Wood!" he shouted. "You best give up your fire or I will come in there myself and get it!"
No sooner had he shouted this than all the sticks in the clearing bur
Her CatalystAs she walks through the maelstrom, the words trace upon the tips of her fingers and press into the stone. Every brick, every crack in the concrete, every crossed and angular stroke in reds and blacks and oranges. The drips of the gasoline pool around the base of her boots, slosh as she steps over the burst pipes and the rubble.
So much rubble. So little outcry. The silence of the city grates on her eardrums and the mantras she'd been forced to memorize. The Seers demanded they observe thirteen years of recitation before they attempt to weave their first World together.
But who other than the Seers can claim the incantations that knot the skeins they twist and pull on like reins hold fast? When have any of the Sisters recorded the visions they traced upon space-time and recited them, left them open for critique and discussion and debate?
Which is why she walks through the chalky soot of the smashed city around her. This all
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