Shadows Calling Chapter 56Gatrie walked quietly along the halls of Kilvas, looking a bit distant as he wandered the halls, finally settled on the infirmary. Rhys was there, checking over the remaining few patients with Mia at his side, guiding the half-blind healer along. Rose was there, giving what assistance she could.Shadows Calling Chapter 56 by ~Ventarix
The girl glanced up as Gatrie came into the room and offered him a wan smile. "Hello, Gatrie," she said. "Did you need something?"
"Nothing, really," he said. "Just wanted to check up on you and such. See how you were holding out." He sat down on the edge of a bed, watching as a trio passed by the door; Ike, with Soren at his side and Vale trotting along behind them. They walked past peacefully enough, not pausing to speak. Gatrie looked back at Rose, watching her expression.
"I'm doing as well as can be expected, I suppose," she said. She glanced over at Rhys and Mia, then turned her attention back to Gatrie. The healer and Mia seemed to be getting along fine without her added help. "I am worr
Shadows Calling Chapter 55Addar stroked Kyrik's head gently, his eyes closed as he leaned against the wall. He'd been thinking for the past hour or so about how he and the cat might escape, but he'd so far come up with nothing.Shadows Calling Chapter 55 by ~Ventarix
"...How you holding up?" he asked quietly, after another long moment.
Kyrik exhaled quietly, looking exhausted. Manteke had been returning at intervals to torture them, first one, then the other, hurting them and trying to break them for their power. It seemed that he was trying to beat the spirit out of them, make them bend completely and utterly to his will, and bind them to him forever.
So far, they hadn't broken.
Kyrik was looking weaker and weaker as the time passed, however. Manteke seemed to have a personal vendetta against the demon laguz; he tortured him mercilessly.
One of Addar's eyes was swollen so badly that he could no longer see out of it, unable to open his eyelid. There was a cut on his cheek just below that, inflicted by a ring on the hand of his attacker. His shirt, or
Shadows Calling Chapter 54"We're almost there."Shadows Calling Chapter 54 by ~Ventarix
Jirios ignored his father's voice, having not totally forgiven him yet. The white dragon laguz branded's wings were starting to hurt from the long flight, but he didn't care. Something was driving him onwards, something he couldn't really understand. He just had to go. He had to see his mother, Keyla's, grave.
"Still with me, Ad?" he called, tilting his head to see the familiar saddle anchored between his shoulder blades.
Adrian blinked at Jirios tiredly. "...I took a nap earlier," he said, purring contentedly. "Just a little one, though. I almost slipped, but I'm okay," he said.
"Good," Jirios said. He sent a warm hum through his body, trying to comfort the boy, then Whispin called back to them. "We're close. We have to walk the rest of the way," Whispin said, already angling his body down towards the ground. Jirios grimaced, but said nothing of it. He flared his wings and headed down after his father, finally landing on the ground below.
Adrian slid off of Jirio
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A kingdom, powerful and mighty. A romance, hidden from all.
The queen of the land and her most faithful knight committed treason; in the darkness of night, they married. The knight, strong and noble, his skill spoken of with awe. The queen, beautiful and fair. Their love can never be discovered.
But when an army of orcs invade and murder the queen right before his very eyes, the knight sets off on a perilous journey to take back the kingdom and make his enemies pay.
The kingdom has fallen. But all hope is not lost.