Especially after her meeting with the injured Sonia and Stacia, Emily needs some downtime away from the Sacred Lands. To borrow a phrase, Emily is “Going off the reservation” in chapter 35 of Prophecies and Penalties. But just as Native Americans sometimes find that to be a challenge, so will Emily. The Children’s affairs are not so easy to escape, and we’re not just talking love affairs, though those figure in, too.
This chapter’s coming out a day in advance as I’ll be away from Internet access tomorrow morning. Enjoy your read, and I’ll be back at the usual time next week.