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20.4 Ash

20.4 Ash


They had been up there for about half an hour when we finally saw wyverns coming down toward us. I was nervous that it wasn't them and wild wyverns were coming down to devour us while our group was split up, but we weren't that unlucky today. Tig... Read More

Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Sillius Klaus Sparr Kesq
20.3 Ash

20.3 Ash


"You don't understand," I said. "We have to tell the others about this." "I don't think you understand," said Kesq. "This is very powerful magic. It has the potential to change the world. We can't just go around telling anybody about it. That's wh... Read More

Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Srak Sillius Amara Cairn Palem Klaus Sparr Kesq Porthos
20.2 Interlude: Brendell

20.2 Interlude: Brendell


The deep breath hurt. Brendell's chest rose and fell, but it felt distant. It was somewhere else. Somewhere where he wasn't. Where was he? He wasn't sure. Somewhere locked inside of a dream. Everything was black. There was no movement, nothing to... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Brendell Nadira Cavel Klaus
20.1 Ash

20.1 Ash


What do we do now? It was the question all of us had been thinking. It had only been two days since Briqor was destroyed, and five more towns and cities had been leveled since then. What were we supposed to do? We only had small armies in comparis... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Rodrigo Tallesia Sillius Klaus Sparr
19.2 Sequoia

19.2 Sequoia


"This is our shot," I yelled. "If we don't stop it here, we might not ever stop it. Give it everything you've got." The military didn't respond, they just watched in silence as the colossus lumbered forward, seemingly growing taller by the second ... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Porthos
19.1 Sequoia

19.1 Sequoia


"What do we know," I asked, looking around at the leaders who had gathered around us at the edge of Birdsbane. Behind me, the trees stood like towers, shading us from the sun. "It showed up in Brighton," said Rodrigo. "It attacked without warning ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Cairn Arayoo Palem Grollok
18.5 Oak

18.5 Oak


The magic slammed into the vine creature and it instantly began to grow. It grew taller and denser, faster than anything I could have done on my own. I was already canceling the magic in anticipation of things going horribly wrong, but it still wa... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Palem Bubba Kesq Grollok
18.4 Oak

18.4 Oak


I really wished we brought a Saurian with us today to convince her that we weren't dangerous. The Saurian breathed heavily as she realized she was outnumbered. Her eyes darted around, and then she turned and ran. She swept her arm down as quickly... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Palem Bubba Kesq Grollok
18.3 Oak

18.3 Oak


"So, what do you think Brendell is going to do as soon as he wakes up?" I asked Lolan as we walked. The forest floor was chewed up and muddy, showing that we must be close to the wandering forest. "Honestly, he'll probably try and kill me again," ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Palem Bubba
18.2 Oak

18.2 Oak


"What do we know so far?" I asked. We sat in the center of a large room of what looked like a library. The books that littered the ground were barely recognizable now. After being waterlogged for hundreds of years, it made sense. Several people I ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Kethral Cavel Arayoo Palem Bubba Porthos
17.6 Hazel

17.6 Hazel


It was dark out. I could hear people shuffling around, making arrangements, retelling the story of the doom drake's awakening. I couldn't bring myself to join them though. There was too much going on. Zef was gone, and I nearly lost my own life ag... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Geralt
17.5 Hazel

17.5 Hazel


I stood staring down at the vat of acid below me. The guards with a staff at my back, urging me slowly forward. It was too late. I turned to Tigala and gave the slightest of nods, and she started her transformation. "Wait," came a voice behind me.... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Amara Geralt
17.4 Interlude: Amara

17.4 Interlude: Amara


"I expect you'll have the colonists back here shortly?" said Amara. "Yes, of course," said Sillius, the balding Gnome with the mustache. He looked at her like he was unsure of her judgment. She tried to suppress the anger that brought. It was hard... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Sillius Amara Geralt Porthos Frackle
17.3 Hazel

17.3 Hazel


I didn't know what to say or do. Was there anything that would change her mind? Or were we destined to fail from the start? What was the situation between her and Zef? Here I thought that bringing news of her father would gain us the chance to at ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Sillius Amara Porthos
17.2 Hazel

17.2 Hazel


There was a rush of magic as I stepped through the portal. It felt like stepping into a liquid, but it looked more like I was inside one of those magical veins that I had run into so many times on Daegal. The river of violet energy rushed against ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Sillius Amara Geralt Porthos
17.1 Hazel

17.1 Hazel


"I believe," said Klaus as he finished relaying the visions, "that the book that he found may have belonged to Shayde Mortem. If the carving on the back of this medallion is any clue, he might be a direct descendant." "What was in the book?" yell... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Sillius Palem Bubba Geralt Klaus Porthos
16.5 Cypress

16.5 Cypress


The Avian's eyes flickered white, and then back to normal. "How do you know Zef?" I asked, more angrily than I had intended. The crane looked at me. "He's an old friend." His eyes flickered white again as he looked at me. Then, after a pause, he s... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Marv Abigail Geralt Klaus Sparr
16.4 Cypress

16.4 Cypress


I left the Treeks behind me, climbing the rubble up to the level where the others searched and helped people that were buried and injured. I wasn't sure what to do. I could help, but I didn't have the piles of dirt that Palem and Kadero did. I did... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Geralt Klaus Sparr
16.2 Cypress

16.2 Cypress


I approached the group of Treeks, my heart beating heavy in my chest. I didn't know what to expect. I didn't want to expect anything, given my last run-in with a Treek, but I couldn't keep myself from dreaming about the family I could find. They w... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Rodrigo Brendell Marv Coran Palem Kadero Bubba
16.1 Cypress

16.1 Cypress


We climbed over the rubble toward the noise. I walked in a daze, unable to process our current situation. Unable to believe that Zef was actually dead. After all we had been through. The world carried on around me as I focused on walking. One foot... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Tallesia
15.7 Kudzu

15.7 Kudzu


I couldn't stand it. Why was he so stupid to help those Elves—to be the last one out in the open? Did he know how to teleport? Did he have some trick up his sleeve like he always had? He couldn't die. I still needed him. No matter how much ... Read More

4 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef
15.6 Kudzu

15.6 Kudzu


I felt the heat and knew this was it. My eyes were closed tight anticipating the pain. But when it came, it dissipated just as fast. I opened my eyes and saw that the Human was no longer standing over me. He was on the ground getting attacked by a... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Geralt Malcolm
15.4 Kudzu

15.4 Kudzu


I ran out of the room, away from the chaos. I took the staircase heading deeper into the cavern and continued on the quickest route to the bottom. I glanced over my shoulder to see who was with me. Tigala, Zef, and Geralt. "They need your help," I... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Wikith Havik Geralt Malcolm
15.3 Kudzu

15.3 Kudzu


Marv was the last to enter, blocking the little light breaking in through the smashed doorway. I could smell it again, the smell of refuse. We were crowded together in what had to have been another one of the holding cells for the slaves down belo... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Tallesia Brendell Marv Wikith Abigail Crag Kricoo Geralt Wallace Seth Garlar Ferek
15.2 Kudzu

15.2 Kudzu


We led the way into the staircase, down to the cavern below. No one made a sound. It was solemn stepping down those stairs, with ten or so other groups of mixed races. This could be it. This could be the last thing we did on this island. Zef's eye... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Tallesia Brendell Marv Wikith Abigail Crag Kricoo Geralt Wallace Seth Garlar Ferek
15.1 Kudzu

15.1 Kudzu


"How are we all supposed to get through that?" asked Lobo. How he still had the nerve to talk around us was beyond me. But who knows, maybe there was still hope for even him. We all stood along the edge of the valley, hidden behind the pillar-moun... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Kethral Lobo Marv Abigail Cairn Kricoo Simone Geralt Wallace Seth Hartol Garlar Ferek
14.4 Dandelion

14.4 Dandelion


"We need to go after them," I could hear the growl of Tigala over the crowd. "Something could have happened. We can't just leave them alone out there." "They're not alone," said another familiar voice. It was deep and antagonizing. Lobo. "They hav... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Lobo Dunnel Cairn Simone Geralt Porthos
14.2 Interlude: Tigala

14.2 Interlude: Tigala


Why did they send the girl out here again? thought Tigala. Hasn't she been through enough? She walked through the canyon that formed at the base of the tall mountains. The Avians walked ahead through the thin stretch of navigable terrain, the Beas... Read More

1 Tags: Tigala Tibil Lobo Marv Abigail Crag Kricoo Arayoo
13.3 Ficus

13.3 Ficus


All of the different races began conversing, planning the best ways forward, and discussing the earthquake we had all just endured. I turned back to the Gnome house, grabbed my bag, and headed back into the road as the crowd began to separate and ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Torm Sillius Cairn Kricoo Porthos Hartol
13.2 Ficus

13.2 Ficus


I woke up in the same pile of dirt I had previously slept in, the day I first saw the dragon. It was the main room of the Gnome house near the center of Birdsbane, as Geralt called it. When we arrived, he made sure everyone knew how the town got i... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Kricoo
12.6 Dracaena

12.6 Dracaena


"He should be stable now," said the apothecary. "Are you sure? We can't wake him up? There's nothing else we can do?" I asked. I didn't want to just leave him like that. Raffa was still unconscious with his upper arm now wrapped in the cleanest cl... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Galia Lobo Marv Cavel Cairn Kricoo Simone Geralt Luvon Leena
12.5 Dracaena

12.5 Dracaena


There was silence as I looked out at the collection of wounded warriors. They stared back at me. I wasn't sure what else to say. Was this not going to work after all? "Who's with me?" I asked. More silence. Then I heard a voice. "The Dwarves are w... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Lobo Torm Raffa Nadira Dunnel Kricoo
12.4 Dracaena

12.4 Dracaena


I covered my face with my arms as I expected the worst. The dragon was a split second away from spitting fire all over me when I unleashed the mass of whipping thorns inside its mouth, but the fire didn't come. I was afraid to look, fearing that ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Marv Abigail Kricoo
12.3 Dracaena

12.3 Dracaena


People were beginning to see the destruction that a dragon could cause. It was devastating. With every flame, there were more ruined buildings. With each swipe of its claws was the loss of another life. And despite the threat that people faced, th... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Raffa Sungura Dunnel
12.2 Dracaena

12.2 Dracaena


"Ahh! Hot! Hot!" yelled Galia after a moment. Around us, the plants I had grown were barely upright. They hung limp and wilted while others turned to molten drops of sap and fell around us. Galia danced in place holding his arm with some of that b... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Tallesia Galia Luvon Leena
12.1 Interlude: Zef

12.1 Interlude: Zef


Zef looked at his empty plate, sad that he had already finished the dish. It was nice to take a day off the day before and fill his belly, but he still wished he had more. "Weren't the girls supposed to be back by now?" asked Lolan. "Eh, who know... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Sungura Dunnel
11.6 Chrysanthemum

11.6 Chrysanthemum


I woke up early the next morning not feeling well. I had dreams throughout the night of my parents. It was a topic I didn't like to dive back into in detail. Maybe I ate something bad or maybe my emotions from the previous night were making my st... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Tallesia Galia Luvon Leena
11.5 Chrysanthemum

11.5 Chrysanthemum


As soon as Abigail was free of the vines she darted off into the tunnel behind her, free of all of the looks from the other Dwarves. The Dwarves that had gathered around now looked at me with anger. "What were you doing?" asked Marv again. He didn... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Marv Abigail Dunnel
11.4 Chrysanthemum

11.4 Chrysanthemum


We made our way to the base of the hill where the Dwarves were gathered around. Their tents were cleared from the area since they moved their encampment underground. Instead, the clearing had several pillars built around it. The pillars were short... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Tibil Marv Abigail Gemma Cavel Dunnel Cairn
11.3 Chrysanthemum

11.3 Chrysanthemum


It must have been an hour before we saw the fog grow in the valley once again. We didn't see the Elves leave, but we assumed that it was them. Lolan and I waited in the tree, not daring to follow them and risk being seen without knowing where they... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Galia
11.1 Chrysanthemum

11.1 Chrysanthemum


We arrived back in the colony and noticed a somber air to the place. The warm weather from earlier in the day had receded to overcast skies and a brisk breeze. I could hear the claps of thunder from a distant storm. When we walked through the rear... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Marv Abigail
10.6 Dahlia

10.6 Dahlia


Tigala got up and brushed herself off while I ran over to Zef. He was still unconscious by the tree where I had left him. I hoped he would be okay. I didn't want to leave him unattended while we went to look at what Lolan had found though, so I li... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Raffa
10.5 Dahlia

10.5 Dahlia


We ran through the forest to the waterfall. It was a distance off and we could hear the struggle still ongoing. I hated that we had to leave them because of my carelessness with magic, but there wasn't much I could do about it now. I wasn't sure ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Raffa
10.4 Dahlia

10.4 Dahlia


"She'll be back," said Lolan. "I think we've built up enough trust with each other at this point to work past things like this." "Still, I don't want this," I said to Lolan. He was wading in the water in front of me with all of his clothes still o... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Raffa
10.3 Dahlia

10.3 Dahlia


"So, it's not going so well, huh?" I asked Raffa as he walked next to me in the woods. He was imposing, even when on my side. Tigala made me feel the same way. "No. Not great," said Raffa. "Lobo won't work with me anymore, and he has been telling ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Raffa
10.2 Dahlia

10.2 Dahlia


"But first, what did you find?" said Rodrigo. "Ah, come on. You can't just leave us hanging like that. What did you find?" I said. "No, we made a deal, and I need to know that you're fulfilling your end of it," said Rodrigo. "What if we say the sa... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo
10.1 Dahlia

10.1 Dahlia


The tiger charged at me. Her stride was lopsided with the shortened leg, but she was still faster than I could run. I searched around frantically for something of use. I shot small vines out of the ground, timing them with her steps. Right before ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo
9.6 Anemone

9.6 Anemone


The wyvern slumped on top of me. It had to be as heavy as a horse. It was a wonder that these things could fly. I struggled to sluff the body off, twisting and shimmying this way and that to make the smallest bit of progress. But I was making prog... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan
9.5 Anemone

9.5 Anemone


"We better get moving then," I said. "Come on. Let's get up there before we lose him again." I turned toward the next cliff and realized Lolan wasn't following. "What?" I asked. "I don't know if we should go up there," he said. "That guy, he's sup... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan
9.4 Anemone

9.4 Anemone


I woke the next morning earlier than the sun to a loud screeching sound outside. I jumped up from where I slept in the dirt and looked around. The others were rousing as well. Tigala was the last to sit up. She laid there with a scowl on her face ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan
9.3 Anemone

9.3 Anemone


"A dragon?" said Rodrigo. He scoffed at the mention. "Dragons aren't real." "They might not be, but that's what some Humans just said. They call themselves the Grandsome Glories." I said. Rodrigo shook his head. "He named the group now?" "You know... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo
9.2 Anemone

9.2 Anemone


"We are the Grandsome Glories," said Geralt. I smiled at the child-like naming of his group. He didn't pay any attention though and stood with his head pulled back and his hand out to make them look more glorious, I guess. Seth kind of ruined it w... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Geralt Wallace Seth
9.1 Anemone

9.1 Anemone


I woke to the bright light of the day shining in through the windows. I looked around. Where am I? I thought. The room was messy and cluttered with a desk at the far end covered in open used jars. One had a green paste in it, while another had som... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Marv Abigail Talia
8.3 Ivalace - Lolan

8.3 Ivalace - Lolan


People stared at them, studied them as they walked into the colony. Kaia was looking worse for wear. She was sweating and holding her own weight less and less as they walked. Lolan was tired, but he couldn't give up now, not with the end so close,... Read More

1 Tags: Tigala Zef Lolan Tallesia Talia Cavel Dunnel
7.5 Rest

7.5 Rest


I looked in the direction Raffa was staring and the forest was alive with creatures. An army of woodland and jungle animals charged through trees and underbrush. Among them were a rhinoceros, an elephant, a giant eagle, a gorilla, a towering warth... Read More

3 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Torm Raffa Marv Abigail Crag Talia Sungura Cavel Dunnel Cairn
7.4 Rest

7.4 Rest


The next morning came in much the same way as the previous one. There was darkness all around us, only to be broken by the daylight that a Dwarf let in as he said, "We're going to the colony. If you plan to travel with us, we'll be leaving shortly... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Raffa Marv Abigail Talia Cavel Dunnel Cairn
7.3 Rest

7.3 Rest


Zef kneeled down next to me. "That was a good idea, but it couldn't have waited until you were able to at least walk again? You need to rest." "I don't know," I said, my voice soft. "She could be trying to poison us," yelled a Dwarf with a rough v... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Talia Cavel Dunnel Cairn
7.2 Rest

7.2 Rest


A coughing fit brought me back to consciousness. My throat was hoarse. And even though, I was aware of my breathing and coughing again, the light that I had seen was gone. I was surrounded by darkness. Maybe I am dead, I thought. I blinked my eyes... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag Talia
7.1 Interlude: Zef

7.1 Interlude: Zef


"She's perfect, Fenna," Zef said, staring at the sleeping baby in his arms. "She'll never do anything wrong." "Hah, I think you're in for a surprise then," said Fenna, laying in bed. She was probably tired, but Zef couldn't tell. She looked more b... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Talia Fenna Amara
6.8 Roots

6.8 Roots


I turned around to see Havik as he plunged a dagger into my side. The pain ripped through me and I fell to my knees. I felt him pull the dagger back out and then heard a thunderous growl. I dropped Talia to the ground and there was a cracking soun... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Lolan Talia Havik
6.7 Roots

6.7 Roots


"The cavern's coming down!" Someone shouted behind me as a wagon-sized rock fell from the central column and crashed into the floor. The vine wrapped around it had pulled a section of the column out of line from the rest and the column was proving... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag Talia Havik Riak
6.5 Roots

6.5 Roots


"They'd kill us too if given the chance," said the Treek, snaking his vine around the central column of the cavern. He wasn't wrong. They would try to kill us if the tables were turned. The looks on their faces when they saw me said it all. Treeks... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
6.4 Roots

6.4 Roots


We watched from our perch above the Dwarven workers waiting impatiently for Abigail to make a few footholds into the stone. She was almost finished making a path to another opening below us where the worm's tunnel must have continued before they d... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
6.3 Roots

6.3 Roots


"Run," said Zef in a quiet voice. I looked over at him and found him looking back with wide eyes. Was he scared? That was a first. Usually, he'd be joking in a situation like this. Him being scared was more terrifying than the fact that a group of... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
6.2 Roots

6.2 Roots


I pushed Tigala back into the crevice as soon as the Gnome stepped out of the portal, hoping he hadn't seen us. We peaked our heads over a rock and watched as he looked around. Whoever he was, he seemed wealthy. He wore bright clothes fashioned ... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag Havik
6.1 Roots

6.1 Roots


"There's a Treek down there," I whispered to Lolan who was laying on his stomach next to me, peeking over the edge. Lolan followed my eyes to the Treek wielding vine-like roots. The Treek commanded the plants to burrow into cracks in the stone and... Read More

3 Tags: Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
5.8 Growth

5.8 Growth


"You just did fire magic?" Tigala said, staring me down. I looked at Lolan out of the corner of my eye. "Uh, yeah. Yeah. It was just a little though." "Why on earth are you trying fire magic? You already blew up an entire forest. And then you try ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
5.7 Growth

5.7 Growth


"So, what changed your mind, Marv? I thought you were going to hang back and keep Abigail safe," I said. He looked back at me with no sign of amusement. "Something was coming after us in the tower." "What was it? Something big enough to get in?" ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv Abigail Crag Gemma
5.6 Growth

5.6 Growth


The sun beamed through the web of vines, rising just high enough in the sky to land one of its rays directly across my eyes. I groaned and rolled over. I heard wings flap and then felt Chipry land in my hair. It was loose from sleeping and covered... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
5.5 Growth

5.5 Growth


"My name is Kaia. I'm here with your father, Marv. I'm going to come get you," I said. I began climbing the tree, using my magic to bend branches to me and make easy foot and handholds. At the very top of the tree, I found a very small Dwarven gir... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
5.4 Growth

5.4 Growth


Leaves slapped against my face as I ran through the forest. The only light that guided me was the reflection of the moon off of the deep green leaves. The flashes in the distance grew louder—closer. Something about running through the fores... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Chipry Marv Abigail Crag
5.3 Growth

5.3 Growth


"Great. So now you've made another creature out of magic you don't understand," said Tigala. I didn't respond. The rock creature just stared at us and we stared back. After a few moments of silence, it seemed to look around. It saw some other pebb... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Chipry Marv Crag
5.2 Growth

5.2 Growth


Once we had traveled far enough that the screams of the giant lizard and the battle cries of women and men faded out behind us, we stopped to take a break. I leaned against a tree. "So what do we do now?" Marv said. He was slumped against another ... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Marv
4.5 Entangled

4.5 Entangled


From the stalk of neck where the Saurian representative had just chopped, were now two more necks and heads. The creature didn't slow down at all. In fact, it seemed to fight with more tenacity. "I'm going to help," said Zef. "Really?" I said. "T... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry Marv
4.4 Entangled

4.4 Entangled


"Rodrigo! There's a giant lizard running towards the colony!" said the balding Gnome who stood by the window. He looked back at us with raised eyebrows and panic on his face. Rodrigo stood, his forehead creased with concern as he looked out the w... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Marv
4.3 Interlude: Sillius

4.3 Interlude: Sillius


"She's dead! Are you really questioning me on this? They killed her," yelled someone near the back gate of the colony. A small Gnome went running toward it. He turned the corner to find a large boar-like Beastfolk holding a limp black and white p... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Rodrigo Tibil Srak Lobo Sillius Sungura
4.2 Entangled

4.2 Entangled


The hippo Beastfolk worked on Lolan for about an hour before she was ready to stop. Rodrigo didn't say much else to me. And I didn't say anything to him. We sat in silence throughout the whole operation. I contemplated what Rodrigo meant, while he... Read More

1 Tags: Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Marv Nadira
4.1 Entangled

4.1 Entangled


With mountains high and valleys low We dig deeper in the earth To protect our mountain home And all that it is worth Not the dragons of the sky Nor the serpents of the sea Nor the beasts of the land Can ever take what's mine from me The red-hair... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Marv
3.8 Shoot

3.8 Shoot


The giant bipedal tree strode through the forest, each footfall a miniature earthquake. Is that really something I created? Could I do it again without the remnants of some old magical explosion? I was amazed and had so many questions. I didn’t kn... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Chipry Mila Raffa
3.7 Shoot

3.7 Shoot


I woke up to my body being jostled around. It all hurt. Every muscle felt overworked. Each movement flared the pain radiating through my body. I groaned as I opened my heavy eyelids. “Oh, good. You’re awake.” I opened my eyes to see Zef running ne... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Lobo Chipry Raffa
3.6 Shoot

3.6 Shoot


In tiger form, Tigala dove into the room, aiming more to disarm Lobo than attack him outright. She crashed into him, forcing his shapeshifted sword out of his hand. The blade glided on the floor as Tigala turned back to Lobo, growling at him all t... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Torm Chipry Mila
3.5 Interlude: Tigala

3.5 Interlude: Tigala


Up ahead, she could see them. The creeping Gnomes covered themselves in blurry illusions that mimicked their surroundings, but she had seen it all before. She knew right where they were—low to the ground where the images were at their strongest. S... Read More

1 Tags: Tigala Lobo Jaku Duma Katan Wadu Gatooli
3.3 Shoot

3.3 Shoot


That was dumb. Why did I say that? Now she’s going to know we’re free, I thought, mad at myself for warning Tigala. The creature lurking in the branches looked at us. It bared its crooked teeth before turning its attention back to the tree-dwellin... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Torm Chipry Mila
3.2 Shoot

3.2 Shoot


I heard the crunch of leaves behind me as we searched around the base of the tree. I turned to look, but no one was there. That Beastfolk search party was supposed to be around here somewhere. Had they caught up? I studied the forest and looked fo... Read More

1 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Lobo Torm Chipry
2.3 Bind

2.3 Bind


I felt Lolan start to breathe heavy and was reminded of his strange racial predicament. The person in yellow was using storm magic, which is only known by the Elves. And they were good at it. I was terrified, and I had no issues with the Elves in ... Read More

2 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Rodrigo Tallesia Chipry
2.2 Bind

2.2 Bind


I walked into the darkness followed by the rest of the group. Light from Zef's staff reflected in irregular patterns on the damp cavern walls. We walked in silence. I'm sure everyone else was thinking about our predicament, and how we got here. Tr... Read More

4 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan
2.1 Bind

2.1 Bind


The four of us walked through the forest as an awkward sight: a Treek, a Gnome, a half-breed, and a Beastfolk disguised as a Saurian. Once we got far enough out of sight from the colony the Beastfolk dropped her Saurian disguise, transforming back... Read More

3 Tags: Kaia Tigala Zef Lolan Chipry


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