• Maiden's Moon - Chapter One
    Maiden's Moon

    Chapter One – The Girl in Artisan Square

    After so many weeks spent trekking in the wilderness, finally entering the great walled city of Armoria felt like an assault on her senses. Gwin had memorised the layout of the city before her journey even began. This meant she had been able to walk confidently through the Crimson Gates and straight down Furnace Alley, covering her nose and mouth with her sleeve as the thick, smoky stench of the tanneries wafted up the narrow street towards her. She had been prepared for this and kept walking, congratulating herself for not baulking. When she arrived at the entrance to Artisan Square, however, she stopped, unable to help herself from staring…