The Worry Curse, Part Five

Bitter chills swept over Laina’s skin. She tightened her scarf for the fourth time as she strolled down the deserted...

The Worry Curse, Part 4

Earthy scents of sandalwood and spices wafted from the shelves. The heady odors clawed into her nostrils and down her throat....

The Worry Curse, Part 3

Ashen clouds rumbled warnings overhead as its audience of street traffic and pedestrians dwindled. Laina squinted against a damp gust...

The Worry Curse, Part 2

Dusk cast its amber glow across the sliver of overcast sky peering between the city’s concrete shoulders. Laina’s knee-high boot...

The Worry Curse

Laina jolted awake. Sirens tore through the morning air. She blinked at red flashes breaking into her room. They penetrated a finger-wide...