By Franny Billingsley
Prior to Briony's stepmother died, she made convinced Briony blamed herself for the entire family's hardships. Now Briony has worn her guilt for therefore lengthy it's develop into a moment epidermis. She frequently escapes to the swamp, the place she tells tales to the previous Ones, the spirits who hang-out the marshes. yet in simple terms witches can see the outdated Ones, and in her village, witches are sentenced to demise. Briony lives in worry her mystery can be figured out, at the same time she believes she merits the worst type of punishment.
Then Eldric comes together with his golden lion eyes and mane of tawny hair. He's as typical because the solar, and treats her as though she's amazing. And every little thing starts off to alter. As many secrets and techniques as Briony has been protecting, there are secrets and techniques even she doesn't know.
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Varsågod. « Han tittade hastigt nedåt korridoren. « Mahler stoppade näsduken i fickan, rättade till väskan. 45 Sida 53 Ludde fnös. « Han pekade runt hörnet innanför dörren. « När dörren smällde igen bakom Mahler blev han obehaglig till mods. Han gick fram till hissdörren och tvekade innan han tryckte på knappen för att få upp hissen. Han hade blivit ängslig på gamla dar. Ropen och skramlet hördes fortfarande där nedifrån och han stod stilla, manade hjärtat att lugna sig. Det var inte så mycket utsikten att få se de döda vandra omkring som gjorde honom orolig som detta att han inte alls hade någon rätt att vara där.
Alarmet fortsatte envist. När han vände sig om såg han att sköterskan på golvet också fått hjälp. Hon reste sig på skakiga knän, lämnade fasthållningen till en vakt. Hon fick syn på Mahler och hennes ansikte förvreds i en grimas. »Din jävel«, sa hon och sjönk sedan ner på golvet igen, några meter ifrån liket. Mahler tog ett steg mot henne, men bestämde att det var bäst att låta bli. Han behövde inte höra mer om hur feg han var. Alarmet, alarmet. 45 Sida 58 började nynna med. En trevlig melodi till detta kaos.
Och larmet, larmet. Ett gnyende och tjutande hördes som hade ett fotbollslag av nyfödda kastats in i samma rum för att få skrika ut sin skräck och förvåning inför världen de kommit till. Kommit tillbaka till. 45 Sida 56 – men deras blickar var vilda. Några hade gett upp. En sköterska stod tryckt mot ett hörn med ansiktet i händerna, kroppen skakade. En läkare stod vid en slask och tvättade händerna lugnt och metodiskt som om han befann sig hemma i sitt badrum. När han var färdig tog han fram en kam ur bröstfickan, började kamma sig.
Chime by Franny Billingsley