Gorgeous photo by @drawingandreading
Hope you are well, have you had a nice Thursday?
It’s Readathon photo challenge time! Every month we host a little, super simple, photo challenge over on Instagram that only you guys can enter for a chance to win a FairyLoot box for free! It’s super simple to enter and the odds are actually really good to win too!
If you’d like to enter, all you need to do is these following steps:
- Snap a photo of Nocturna with the beautiful character art print from the April’s box
- Include a hashtag #NocturnaFairy
- Do all this by end of 19th of May
- Mention down below in your today’s comment that you have entered and include your Instagram handle (*important, as we really want to make sure a person from the Readalong wins this!^^ )
We have an exciting reading day tomorrow it seems but first, let’s go through chapters 18-23!
Please be warned, the following will include spoilers for chapters 1-23 of Nocturna by Maya Motayne. Read only if you’ve finished those chapters!
Oh. No. Ignacius is sensing Finn.
Wow the next scene. First of all, the way everything froze and Finn said the man stood with his eyes open but without them watering, the little details of action frozen in time really really made it feel so eerie and real, don’t you think? I could see that particular scene so clearly! I loved that. Of course, I don’t think anybody enjoyed the bone being pulled out of the finger, that was a big yikes, thankfully Alfie can heal himself!
That was so dark. So so dark. Ignacio is the worst kind of person, magnified by dark magic. The abuser who thinks he’s doing a favour to the abused. It’s really painful to read about.
Alfie decided to stick by Finn even when he thought this was it. Her face, her fear made him feel like he needed to stay by her side. I’m sure this was a bonding moment for the future! How can it not be.
Thankfully, the dark magic seemed to have grown bored of playing with them and is putting Ignacio in a time out until they have gotten more in return. Basically a tease. Works for us, get this creep outta here!
Chapter 20 is basically Alfie trying to convince Finn to help him. Her instinct naturally is to run. There’s not much you can do other than run when your enemy can control you telepathically. That is not a situation anyone would envy. What do you think you’d do? Would you be able to face your worst (and I mean worst) fear if it meant you might save everyone else? Or would you take your chances and run, hoping that Alfie and the royal fam is going to take care of it?
Thankfully in this instance, Alfie has a journal he tracks her by. I think what sways her to agree to help is the fact that Alfie stood by his word and almost left her alone after she refused. In this way she knows she has a choice if she does decide to leave. It’s a very important aspect for her.
Love the sandal throwing landlady. What a fun way to decrease the tension!
Also love that the sandal follows them through the door haha
Oh man Luka waiting and checking on the hourglass is so cute, like a person with a crush waiting for a text back. He shatters the glass but is unharmed. Do you think he has resilience due to being healed by dark magic?
Luka suggest the only possible plan, which is to send the magic to the same void Alfie’s brother has perish to. The problem is, to do so they will need to ask help if the assassin who murdered Dez and I can only imagine how difficult that must be.
“Thanks to my gift not a man on this earth can touch me.”
“But then no one can help you either”
We leave today with them resting up for tomorrow! Seems like a heist time is Friday;)
And that’s a wrap for day 4!