Black Water

The mysterious and deadly water that covered the world at the same time the Sundered OnesPowerful but broken creatures, enslaved to keep mankind aliv... appeared, four hundred years before HarryHarry Iskinder is the main character in the book, The Sunder... Iskinder came onto the scene.

It covers the whole planet apart from small islands, tuftsHe straddles the black water, each boot on a different tuft,..., and landfallLandfall is what humans call surviving land sticking out of ....

It kills in a frightening way: if a human r animal touches it, they are immediately pulled into the water and down. The victim cannot be saved; not even Sundered Ones can bring them back.

The only time it’s safe to touch black water is if it’s been separated from the main earth-wide body of water. Buckets are often used for this, though everyone tends to prefer making Sundered Ones fetch it – since they can touch it without harm, for reasons unknown.

Note: if you’ve read The Sundered, feel free to jump on over to Motherwater A character mentioned in┬áLove Makes Whole, a coll.... If you haven’t read the book, don’t. You’ll regret it otherwise.

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Indie author Ruthanne Reid writes about elves, aliens, vampires, and space-travel with equal abandon. She is the author of the series Among the Mythos, and believes good stories should be shared.

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