Nix and Laria investigate the Once King’s secret holding house called Crophaven, deep in the Mountain, where Nix’s 17 daughters were raised after being taken from him. Since the war, the girls have vanished. Will this journey bring closure, as Laria hopes, or just more questions?
This is a special Betweentimes which takes place following the events of Afterlands: After the Return. It’s presented on this website, always free to download.
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[Betweentimes vignettes may contain material sensitive in nature. This story contains references to the hardships of war, and inferences of child death.]