Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
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He hesitated just an instant, but long enough for Thorn to club him in the balls with the rim of her shield.
Even over the racket of the other lads all baying for her to lose, she heard Brand groan.
Thorn's father always said the moment you pause will be the moment you die, and she'd lived her life, for better and mostly worse, by that advice. So she bared her teeth in a fighting snarl - her favourite expression, after all - pushed up from her knees and went at Brand harder than ever. Read more...