Tag: by Jesse Ball
They have seen my house burn. They have shown themselves to be that which they hate, that which they want to chase away out of the village.
It was she who befriended Pieter. The things they did were not good things, not always. Once, they cut off a horse’s hoof for no reason at all, and left it on the steps of the church.
Since Pieter Emily had been seen, a rash of trouble had begun. The farmers on farms closest to the low road had found animals dead, their throats cut.