Hero's Journey - Chapter 5
Chapter Five: Revelations
A few hours before dawn, Madraday the 10th of Tanot, 674 AG (After Godswar)
Several miles east of Sandown
Kiba scrambled to his feet and began to back away from Dace. What's going on? What the fuck are you? He asked in a shaky voice as Dace got up and faced him. The small boy began to grow in size as he fixed a disturbing grin upon his face. His hair grew longer and wilder, like Kiba's and he slowly filled out the shirt that Kiba had given him until he resembled Kiba in both size and appearance. For all purposes, he was a mirror image of Kiba, albeit with the additional monstrous features of fangs, claws, pointed ears and a row of spikes down his spine.
Fifteen years, Dace said quietly, menacingly, for fifteen damned years Ive been stuck here, watching you play happy families with that old man.
Just stay back, whatever you are, cried Kiba was he picked up a branch and tried to wa
Hero's Journey - Chapter 4
Chapter Four: Secrets
Late Afternoon, Corday the 9th of Tanot, 674 AG (After Godswar)
The Toshiko Farm on the outskirts of Benbridge
Her travelling robes splattered with mud from the walk through the village, Imperial Legate Yrsa Baugsdottir held a cloth to her nose and mouth as she surveyed the carnage. Next to her, Strike Captain Soti Serksson appraised his companion. With her braided blond hair, flawless fair skin and deep blue eyes, she appeared to be in her mid to late twenties. However, Soti mused, her status as a mage could put her real age anywhere between 20 and 120. Some said that the High Archon himself was over 200 years old. What in the name of the gods happened here captain? Yrsa asked Soti, breaking the hushed silence in the field.
I was hoping you would tell me, Soti responded sighing in exasperation, that is after all why I summoned a diviner.
Oh, yes, sorry. Yrsa blushed as she stammered her r