Diamond in the Rough

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic


Ruby Telnith is an orphan. Left to die in the burning sands of Pioren, she was found by a young shepherd and his wife, willing to raise her. Seventeen years she lived in peace. All seemed well for
Ruby, until the night everything was taken from her. A raging fire was set on her house, by the enemies of her father. Everything burned; her parents included. Now homeless and weeping, Ruby finds
herself roaming from town to town across the scorching desert. She thought she had no chance; until she learns of the Sands of Time. It has the ability to send anyone, and anything back days, or
years. Filled with joy, Ruby is eager to find it, but what she doesn't know, is that she's not the only one who wants it. Stronger, ruthless ones are after it for its prized power, and they'll
won't let anyone stand in their way. But there is something neither know of this great power; All magic comes with a price.

Table of Contents

Fire In The Night

Submitted: March 10, 2018

Red blazing fire roared to life. Screams of fear and horror filled the silent night. Wood and rocks tumbled to the ground, smashing anyth... Read Chapter

Follow a Creepy, Old Woman into an Alley? Sure, Why Not?

Submitted: March 11, 2018

The red fire blazed in front of Ruby. Three years ago, the simple sight of the flaring flames would leave her shivering and crying, horri... Read Chapter

Ophelia

Submitted: March 13, 2018

"This was a mistake." Ruby whispered as they truded down the dirty path.  The old woman laughed. "You can still turn back." She ... Read Chapter

Treasure map?

Submitted: March 15, 2018

Hot. It was so hot. Ruby shivered, the heat melting her entire body. Flashes of hot flames flared about. Her screams were lost in... Read Chapter