The Ghoul Stars Conspiracy Pt1The Ghoul Stars Conspiracy Pt11 year ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Focus, calm, he will open with the knife, the knife is a distraction, watch him carefully he will- The old Niliesian, with his weathered face, long grey hair, and pot belly moved so suddenly Jessik was only able to block the stroke of his knife once before his tomahawk hooked hers by the blade and yanked it out of her grasp to clatter across the training room floor. His foot nestled almost gently in behind her knee and pushed, sprawling her flat on her face, a split second later the cold blunt edge of his practice tomahawk rested lightly on the back of her neck.
“You are dead, Jessik Daruk.” He said in a light, kindly voice.
“I might as well be.” She grumbled accepting his rough o
The Ghoul Stars Conspiracy Pt2The Ghoul Stars Conspiracy Pt21 year ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“Aren’t you supposed to be somewhere else?” asked Medicae Horki Calsun in a long suffering and tired voice.
“Supposed to be somewhere else.” Mused Jessik, repeating after him out of habit as she studied her cards. She didn’t care for cards, the finer details of the game were lost on her, but Horki liked playing, and she liked having an excuse to sit around a human being who didn’t see her as a goddess, traitor, or adopted daughter.
Horki sighed; he didn’t like it when she repeated after him, but she couldn’t help it, the Auroran’s had an accent of their own, and the navy personal aboard ship colored their language with so much slang it was impossible for her to understand them. Horki however had a way of enunciating e
The Ghoul Stars Conspiracy Pt3The Ghoul Stars Conspiracy Pt31 year ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Everything was dark, the kind of void and cold that was all prevailing, unnatural and endless, like the pit itself. Yet still she could see the river bank she stood on, nothing could stop that from being seen. It was in silence, no trickle or gurgle of moving water, the black river rushed by without a sound. She walked forward, her mind railed against it, but her body moved of its own accord, she screamed, trapped within her own mind as she entered those chill waters.
Looking down at her reflection in the inky blackness she saw herself as she’d been the day her father had died, her hair was long, no longer cut short in mourning. Her face was serene, resigned, and as pale as death itself. Struggling harder as she watched herself lean further and further forward she wailed unheard, beneath the water something stirred, something massive…she howled as she pushed her face under the water…