The Reality of Adventuring – Jemima Pett at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape, a guest post from Jemima Pett:

Welcome back to episode three of my Saga of the Adventurers (working title), sees us back with Talbot, the fox-rabbit we met in January.

Just a reminder, every second Sunday of the month I’m doing a serial with an original illustration from the wonderful Dani English, who also does my book covers. If you missed the previous months, here is January, and here February.

Now read on…

The Reality of Adventuring

Talbot Ponsonby-Booth whimpered in his sleep.

Maybe it was the cold rain, his sore feet, or just some dream born of the dangers of the forest. Nothing had changed. He’d been whimpering before he even fell asleep.


Two days of bounding along the sunlit forest paths had been replaced by a day of walking through dark firs that reached to the sky in serried ranks, leaving no space for light to penetrate. He searched the ground, but there was nothing he could eat below them. His tummy rumbled, and he hushed it, looking around fearfully. There was nowhere to go but onwards, hoping for a stream to wet his lips, some grass at the edge, some nuts fallen from a stray oak.

By the time he reached the trees at the edge of the cliff his hope had disappeared.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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3 Responses to The Reality of Adventuring – Jemima Pett at TRSA

  1. MANY thanks for doing this, Sue ❤ ❤ ❤


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