The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Thirteen

The group woke surprisingly early, considering everything they had been through the last few days. It did not take long for the group to pack up, and when they were done, Ethan noticed Riley looking towards the ditch with sad eyes. “They are not there anymore, Riley. Thanks in large part to you,” he stepped close and said softly. “I know,” she said, wiping away … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Thirteen

The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Twelve

The pain she felt with the kids fading was like nothing she had ever experienced before. It seemed to go to her bones, both emotional and physical. The group watched in silence and hated that they could not go to her. Ethan had put his hand up when Emily had tried, knowing that it would likely only increase her pain as well as cause it … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Twelve

Impressions: Dark Winds

Dark Winds is AMC’s short-run series based on the Tony Hillerman Leaphorn and Chee novels, as well as Hillerman’s daughter’s follow-up to the series after his death. The series is six episodes long, focusing on one of the books, but takes inspiration and direction from a few different ones. It’s a six-episode arc produced by Robert Redford, George RR Martin, and Anne Hillerman. My experience … Continue reading Impressions: Dark Winds

The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Eleven

While Emily was helping Riley, Josh took over for Gabrielle, waiting for the police by the ditch. Emily was able to slowly help Riley get dressed, which was difficult with Emily needing to avoid touching Riley as much as possible. They were able to do it and get her back to base, but not without pain for both of them. The blankets had been changed … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Eleven

The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Ten

Riley was standing in the ditch, looking around, desperately searching for any way to get herself out. She used the flashlight on her phone and scanned to see if there was anything nearby she could climb, but realized it was a wasted effort. She started to scan the ditch to see if anything stood out, but all there was, was a few graffiti symbols on … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Ten

The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Nine

The three went inside, and Riley picked a corner of the room where she would have space from the group but still be close enough to properly participate. “Riley made contact,” Ethan informed the group, and Riley tried not to be too annoyed with Miller’s outward display of disbelief. “We know,” Josh said. Ethan nodded at Josh to explain. “When Emily noticed that Riley had … Continue reading The Barrier: Case Two- Chapter Nine