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This is a fantasy serial podcast. You can read or listen to the story. It’s best to start with Chapter 1!

In Chapter 8, Nora orders some new clothes. Connor and his mother have a heart-to-heart—revealing disturbing new information. Riona’s past is cast in a new light.

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Chapter 8

RIONA

“All right, Iris. You’ll stay here until Fingal returns.”

Nora gestured for Riona to enter the spare room, where Riona had spent mere hours lying awake the previous night. It was modestly appointed. A single bed by the heavily curtained window. Only a sliver of the afternoon sun shone through. The floor was dusty and showed her footprints from earlier. Besides her, no one had slept in this room for a long time.

Riona stepped inside. Nora stood at the entrance. No matter that she was a head and a half shorter than Riona. She was a formidable guard.

“It doesn’t have to be like this,” Nora said, more to herself than to Riona. “I don’t want to be this person. You have forced my hand.”

Read the rest by downloading Arrival (Wingtorn #1) here.

About Wingtorn

Wingtorn is a young adult fantasy serial podcast written and performed by Clare C. Marshall. Each episode is a different chapter of the story. There are multiple “books” (or in podcasting lingo – seasons) in Wingtorn. They all follow a continuing young adult fantasy story. It’s best to start at the beginning with Arrival, Chapter 1.

You can also read the text version here. (Note: there are some minor differences between the text & the audio version, so it’s not a perfect read-along, but it’s close enough!).

Learn more about Clare C. Marshall, author/publisher of Faery Ink Press.

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