Creature and the maiden chapter 27Creature and the maiden chapter 27.Toby and Esther Bovary had both been standing stiff and afraid while the police and one of Rochester's men asked them about Laura. Everything from personal traits, people she spends time with and what kind of herbs she had collected. Did she collect any that were poisonous? Like Belladonna or Poison Hemlock? Was there anything particular they had noticed about her? Did they know about this "Creature" she had been keeping in her cottage? Was there something about her grandmother the police and Mr. Rochester should know about? Had she really been a Witch?Toby's eyes had first sparkled with hope when Esther told him that she had found John, only to return to a melancholic state again when she described the circumstances."We can't do anything if he's bound in iron, Esther." Toby told her with a bowed head. "This is much deeper than you think.""But we must do something!" Esther yelled desperately at him. "They are treating him like a caged animal. When
The Nightmare Catcher ch 18.
The Nightmare Catcher ch 18.Papers littered the desk. It looked as if there had been some semblance of order, but a tempest had come and destroyed it. Sheets of newspapers, pencils, charcoal sketches and glass-jars with colored water were scattered across the small surface that belonged only to Carrie in the library. Tattered copies of Edgar Allan Poe, Byron and Mary Shelley lay in unhappy heaps on the floor and a teacup was placed on top of an old book, starting to make a brown circle on it.Carrie sat on the chair, keeping busy by creating pigtails on the each side of her black wig. Her dear Snake was in a state between dark green and purple and hung lazily over her shoulders. Bored, It watched her little task while It`s tail were caressing softly over her right arm.By the constant change of Snake's color, Dr Lothario came up a possibly theory; according to him the constant switching might be depend on Carries mood! When the skin was green Carrie was calm. Lighter green she is begi