Asher Haynes has come up against these forces too many times. After a rough semester, he finds an ancient scroll which, when opened, triggers the events of the end of the world. A mysterious voice tells him to deliver it to Reuben before it can be stolen. Running for his life, Asher is thrown into a partnership with Rowan, a member of the Seer Team, who is sent to protect the scroll. Together, they work to find Reuben, keep the scroll out of the hands of the Mazzikim, and stay alive in the process. "The Scroll of Reuben" is a short story in The Narthex Academy Series, set in the time period between Book 2, Speaker, and Book 3, due out Summer 2015.