The Returned Two leaderboard champs made their way through the ranks this week, with former NiTH Homecoming Queen Amber Fernie strutting her stuff with Goodbye Forever, a short story that touches on themes of family turmoil and reconciliation, themes Amber […]
Returning home to an unexpected greeting.
Returning home stirs up complex memories and reveals answers to old, forgotten questions.
Mother and daughter reunite under drastic circumstances. Goodbye Forever By Amber Fernie For the Triumphant Return Award May floated down the hallway on autopilot, the steps registering in her feet, if not her brain. Everything around her was a three […]
A woman returns to her spiritual home.
Alice Coogan is anxious for her husband’s safe return.
The saying “blood is thicker than water” is chronically misused. People think of blood relatives, when actually it means your comrades in arms: your blood-brothers. ‘Water’ is a reference to a mother’s water breaking, so the message is ‘The family […]
Sometimes coming home is not so triumphant.
The prodigal son has returned… prodigiously.
The prodigal son has returned, the homecoming queen is crowned, and Gandalf is in town. But not everything is as it seems in this award about coming home.