The Wrong Children

Despite his unwanted wife, despite his father's harshness in regards to marrying, Muric had children. Four of them, two sons and two daughters. His eldest was a son, which was considered a blessing, but as he walked by their doors, he cared little. They had straight hair, lighter than their father's. It wasn't supposed to … Continue reading The Wrong Children

Love Unknown

It was dark outside. A desk light remained on in Wilhelm's room as his father, Miles, came in. "You should be asleep." Miles' voice was gentle as he knelt beside the boy, kissing his forehead. There was a smile, though tired, on his face. "Read to me?" The child furrowed his brow and crunched his … Continue reading Love Unknown