His Face Was Carved

04 lunar yellow

I wake stretched out on my bed, my wrists aching, abraded, but healing, and Lunar propped up alongside me looking at me.

In my sleepy daze, I could swear the fathomless obsidian depths of his eyes are like windows to the uncharted intensity of his soul. There’s a never-ending plain there where he’s summoned all his force and power into an army for my sake and would fight off fantasy hordes by my side like some ancient warrior.

That’s today’s teaser and excerpt from Incandesce!

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INCANDESCEEBOOKBefore the mutation, I already knew how to kill. I didn’t deserve to be loved.

I ruined myself to protect the innocent.

Then the mutation hit everyone in Haven, leaving me with wings of flame and another accidental victim on my conscience.

Now on the run with Lunar Adurian – scarred, bitter, always watching me – I wage an underground war against the Coalition. But Lunar challenges my every step and gets too close to the heart I cannot lose. He antagonizes the rebellion I’m supposed to command while my father refuses to let me protect the best friend I left behind. I struggle to keep my heart and stay my course, to trust my beliefs and control myself, my life, my sanity—

To hold onto anything at all when my hands are slippery with blood.

My name is Cascade Amity Andronica, and I’m a monster in the making with trauma in my heart. This is my story.

* Contains cussing and some childhood trauma

Previous memes (when it used to be called I, Ruin!)

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