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Ascension – 9 Chapter 4: Slumbering Ancients 2

Chapter 4: Slumbering Ancients “Didn’t anyone teach you any manners on not to interfere?” Asclepius immediately stiffened his right arm. Without looking back, he had swung the back his arm backwards in a blink of an eye and straight into the abdomen of Valtan before poor Marcy could make any form of contact with Asclepius’

Ascension – 8 Chapter 4: Slumbering Ancients 1

Chapter 4: Slumbering Ancients   Snap!   Snap!   Snap!   The sounds of bones snapping and cracking grew louder and more frequent. Whatever it was that’s hiding in the shadows, it was definitely getting closer.   The pure terror and horror of the unknown that I was experiencing, I thought it couldn’t get any

What Side Didn’t Know – A4,C13. A Farewell to Friends

My answer came from an unlikely place.   “Mika Food is a very sad food.  She broke. She needs to put down her roots, lift up her leaves, and let the light heal her.”   I… don’t think I’ve ever heard something quite so profound from this dryad’s mouth.  While I choose an appropriate response,

What Side Didn’t Know – A4,C12. Subjugated

The Arbitrator gestures for Dubhe to come forward, and explains the situation.  “Regardless of what I’ve said, you first have a prior engagement to fulfill, as dictated by Gaia.  To that end, Dubhe will be taking you to the bearfolk’s Central Library. On this trip, you’ll need to learn about their culture.”  The Arbitrator pauses

Ascension – 7 Chapter 3: Discerning The Truth 3

Chapter 3: Discerning The Truth   Before long, we arrived at the entrance of the supposed bear den, according to Valtan. On the surface, it looked no different from any of the other caves we had came across, just a hole that’s inlaid within the side of the mountain. In fact, the only difference was

Ascension – 6 Chapter 3: Discerning The Truth 2

Chapter 3: Discerning The Truth   “Sorry man, but I don’t plan on you dying here. At the same time, I guess I can show you a cool little trick of mine…”   Expecting blood, I searched around me for any traces of it. But there was none. Replacing it was the sound of iron