Chapter 29: A tea’s necessity

"Would you like to sit down?"   Reika glanced over her shoulder at Miyo standing behind the counter. Miyo’s kind smile forestalled the sharp retort that had immediately come to Reika’s lips.   She straightened, adjusting the bags in her hands and asked instead, "How long until the driver arrives? My ship is scheduled to … Continue reading Chapter 29: A tea’s necessity

Chapter 28: A letter left behind

This chapter is included in a collection available for purchase on Amazon: Of Leaves and Water: A mini collection *** You looked like you didn't want to stop drinking this yesterday, so I wanted you to have some during your trip. No matter what happens, you can come back to refill this any time. I'll … Continue reading Chapter 28: A letter left behind