From the author: Brigitte and Hēi Māo go on their first witch and familiar outing.
Hēi Māo settled himself on Brigitte's shoulder when she sat down for lunch. She could literally feel the pride and contentment radiating off him. There was no doubt in her mind now that he'd been angling to become her familiar from their first meeting, and he was pleased with the witch he'd chosen. She wasn't sure why he'd chosen her, but she was willing to accept the blessing.
"Brigitte were you still going to go shopping this afternoon?" Maman asked as she added finishing touches to the...