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Call Me Strega

Call Me Strega: A short story

By Amber Marshall and Kristopher Lewis

 

 

Copyright © 2012 Amber Marshall and Kristopher Lewis

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This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the authors’ imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. 

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The heat from the fading sun seemed to bleed away into the rock Massimo sat upon. He was sitting on the Spine, the wall surrounding Merspire, his feet dangling over the edge. The cliffs below sank into blackness; it gave him vertigo to stare, a sensation of falling that was almost tempting. It matched the sinking feeling in his gut.

Gisele was going through her trials today, the ritual that would initiate her into the sisterhood of the Strega. Massimo didn’t know what the trials entailed; as a male child he would never know of the mysteries. He did know that not every initiate survived this culling. He wondered which would be worse: losing his childhood friend to the seas of Acheron, or watching her become the twisted thing they both hated.

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