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Weighted--Release Day!! Ciara Knight

August 21, 2012--a day we've been waiting for. Ciara Knight's Weighted is released!



CHAPTER ONE
Subject: Raeth Arteres
Date: March 8, 2185
Species: Neumarian
Status: Captured
Tick-tock…tick-tock…I clutch the sides of the steel bed in my cell and push up on my elbows. The clock, with its bronze rim, hangs high on the wall, taunting me. The long black arm of the second hand struggles up the side of the enormous disc, ticking away the last few moments of my life. Tap…tap.Footsteps, two by two, march to the cell door. Sucking in a long breath, I embrace the rhythmic sounds of the airship, with the occasional interruption of an engine sputtering. Tap…thump. The Queen’s unmistakable gait interrupts my dream-like state. It matches the sounds of the ship, as if she is an extension of the heap of metal propelling us across the desert wasteland. “Open the door.” Her voice echoes down the narrow hall. Tick… The hand struggles to reach the twelve. If it doesn’t make it, maybe the door won’t open.…