“Abellona then went on to curse the villagers saying that she would come for them, but first she would come for their children.
“Then, right before the vicar had pushed her into the river. She looked at Elizabeth and John Barrett, who were sobbing and distraught over their daughter’s death, and she told them that it was their daughters fault that this happened. Both Emma and Victoria for letting this happen to her. She told them that she would not rest and would unrelentingly torment the people of the village until every Barrett was either dead or gone from Mount Harrison forever.
“The vicar waited for Abellona to stop seething before he had asked her if she had anything else she wanted to say or confess to. She then told him to go to Hell, to which he replied, ‘After you’, before pushing her into the river like he had done with Emma.
“The next day, Emma’s parents had buried their daughter in an area of the village cemetery considered unconsecrated because the villagers didn’t want somebody associated with witchcraft being buried with the rest of them. That unconsecrated ground is where the rest of your family is also buried today, Cera.
“And as for Abellona, they didn’t want anything to do with her whatsoever for fear of the curse she had put on them. So, it’s believed that they buried her in the forest high atop Mt. Harrison under a piece of obsidian stone, a...
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...ly what powers? Where the hell did these powers come from?”
“Victoria,” Terra then said before flipping back a dozen or so pages in the book until she found the page again with the drawing of Victoria and Emma Barrett along with their parents. “Victoria is the one who made you what you and your mother and your grandmother truly are, a very powerful family of witches. It was Victoria Barrett, who first had the powers endowed to her by Hecate in hopes of fighting off Abellona and the bearer of light’s influence he had over her. Which was now a powerful force inside of Abellona after she had sold her soul to him. Victoria and every Barrett woman for generations since then have had the gift and have used it to save this village time-and-time again. Cera, your powers are not like mine or Katelyn’s. We’re not even in the same ballpark compared to you and your mother.”
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