In this short story, the angel Aleidne shares her tale of her life in the modern human world, and her attempts to avert an apocalyptic event known as The Sundering. This is a standalone version of the short story 'Diary of a Harbinger', which was published in Mara's book, Enchanting Whispers, Romantic Dreams.
Bethe is a gypsy woman of fae heritage, travelling home for her intended marriage to a man she's never met. A forest stands between her and her destination; a source of stories for the locals who portray it as a place best avoided. She chooses to travel through it anyway. Everything seems normal at first but then she comes to realise she's being followed.