Thicker Than Blood

Thicker Than Blood: Chapter One

They stood side by side. They were the king's sons. "Marcus," King Barlostrode said in a low rumble, but then he paused, his eyes cast to the side as he leaned back fully on his ...
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Thicker Than Blood: Chapter Two

William huddled, pulling his blanket tight. In the end, he had moved his pallet over to the fire, and that had made things tolerable. Oh—how Marcus had pitied William's room. William saw his entire life ...
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Thicker Than Blood: Chapter Three

In time, Marcus stopped panting above him. William lay there like a dead thing, bent over the bed as he was with his brother’s weight resting on his back. What a moment ago had been ...
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Thicker Than Blood: Chapter Four

In the silence following dinner, Marcus helplessly searched his mind for something he could say to William, which only served to raise his discomfort. The last time he had seen his brother was in the ...
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Thicker Than Blood: Chapter Five

"Do you see how he has no shame?" William scowled at the king's tone. It is you who lacks shame. Or perhaps it was every noble in the room. Not content with simply accepting William's ...
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