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    Burn Mark – Laura Powell

    β€œThe walls of the Burning Court were high and white-tiled, its ceiling one great chimney. It the young witch at the stake had been able to look up at the funnel, she might have glimpsed a distant pane of sky.” Burning witches at the stake is a thing of the past, now they are drugged to become immobile, put into a glass box, doused in flammable liquid and a switch is tripped to light the fuse. This is only when a witch is accused of the most heinous crimes though, most witches are safe, so long as they give themselves up and are watched by the inquisition. Glory is a…