Tree Lines - Chapters Thirteen through Sixteen

Chapters 1 to 4
Chapters 5 to 8
Chapters 9 to 12
Chapters 13 to 16
Chapters 17 to 20
Chapters 21 to 24
Chapters 25 to 28
Chapters 29 to 32


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Chapter 13

Gender Journeys

You’d think, after all the millennia we’ve had to get used to one another, men and women would figure out some form of peaceful co-existence.

Chapter 14

A Naming 

I already suspected that the standard American concept of reality was inadequate.

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Chapter 15

Magic Realms

Deep in his pupils was his shared acknowledgement of the holiness of this ground. And acknowledging the holy made it real.

Chapter 16

Dark Times 

I drove home from work, eased the car into my assigned space, and walked into the adjacent park. My grief was too heavy to carry up three flights of stairs.

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