Tried and True, Chapter 286: Betrayal’s Kiss

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Chapter 286: Betrayal’s Kiss

“You’re in danger,” Adin whispered, pressing his hands over a deep gash in Tamaes’s arm.

“From you?” Noises filtered past the ringing in Tamaes’s ears. Thunder? No, it was more like hoofbeats.

“Always.” Adin’s hands shook, but his voice was smooth. “We belong together.”

“We did.”

“Can you walk?” He glanced over his shoulder and grimaced. “We need to hurry.”

Tamaes couldn’t bring himself to fight his brother, but that didn’t mean he would follow him. With a small shake of his head, he managed another, “Sorry.”

“Liar.” Adin kissed Tamaes’s bloody cheek and whispered, “I will make you sorry.”



Author’s Note: This story in small chapters is a prequel to Christa Kinde’s Threshold Series [Zonderkidz] and updates every weekday (Monday through Friday). More information can be found on the Tried and True index page. And don’t forget, story art is on display in my gallery.

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7 thoughts on “Tried and True, Chapter 286: Betrayal’s Kiss

  1. Arian says:

    Newfallen are really, really odd people. It’s as if their minds go into shards as well as their wings. And you never know quite which piece of them will say something next.


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