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Dwarf hospitality in chapter 15 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane’s just escaped from being attacked by a panther, only to fall into the hands of the dwarves of legend and myth. She may be half-dwarf herself, but she knows next to nothing about these people. And it turns … Continue reading

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Exiled and confused in chapter 14 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane has three and a half days to find her father in the very strange land the dwarves of legend now inhabit. Pity she only had one hour to be briefed on conditions and prepare¬†any gear. But given a … Continue reading

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Up against Mother in chapter 13 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

It’s time for a showdown!. In this corner, Cynthia Vane, goddess, casual lover of a great many men, never defeated. In the other corner, Daphne Vane, Cynthia’s daughter, not even officially recognized as a demigoddess, one of her many defeats. … Continue reading

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Daphne attacks! in chapter 12 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane is tired of getting pushed around. The Council, her mother, Enforcement, and now her doppelganger have been making of her life a misery. And all because she’s not the nice little goddess she should have been. Well, they’re … Continue reading

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Not existing is not easy in chapter 11 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane has been replaced by a more perfect version of herself. Far from fulfilling her dreams, this has become a nightmare for Daphne, who just suffered a beating at the hands (and shoes) of her alter ego. Daphne’s not … Continue reading

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Strangers are not strangers in chapter 9 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane has just been informed by a troll that she’s not entirely human. This is not something that happens to most us. All of which raises the question of just who and what Daphne really is. But before she … Continue reading

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A torturous time in chapter 7 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane is not the sort of person who goes out of her way to intentionally offend people, neon blue hair dye job notwithstanding. But it seems her very existence is becoming offensive to a lot of people who have … Continue reading

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