Rainbow Snippet for 7-7-2018

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Still posting from Book Five of the Academy of the Accord (fantasy) series that I have been (and will be) working on for forever.

I’m picking up from last week, where Draethlen asked Wellhym if he and Kordelm were lovers.

(For those just tuning in, Kordelm and Wellhym are warriors, captains at The Academy of the Accord, and they are lovers. Draethlen is a 10 year old cadet rescued from an orphanage where he was sexually abused by the headmaster.)


“Go on,” Wellhym said. “There’s more on your mind.”

“Why… If – if the two of you love men, then why haven’t you… why haven’t you made me…” He couldn’t seem to get the words out around the fear that gripped him.

“Why haven’t we made you do what the headmaster made you do?”

Draethlen nodded miserably. 

“You know the answer to that, Drae. Tell me.”








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11 responses to “Rainbow Snippet for 7-7-2018

  1. Wellhym just gets more and more awesome…(heart)

    • Wellhym is a natural teacher. He’s also very calm, steady, and laid back. In the 13 books in the series he’s only ever displayed anger twice. Once as a thirteen year old cadet when he rounded on someone who put two of his friends in danger and once as an adult when the cadets got WAAAAY out of line. (And after dressing them down he felt as bad as they did (if not worse.)

  2. You’re breaking my heart every week. Wellhym is soooo awesome

  3. Thank you for describing the two times he displayed anger. Love this! Thank you for sharing. And Happy Writing!

  4. stephaniedanielsonauthor

    That’s heartbreaking…

  5. Yes, make him think, ask questions so he’ll figure it out. That’s what a teacher does.

  6. Poor kid, all that hurt inside

  7. louiselyons013

    Oh poor Drae :(

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