Hoist By Her Own PetardPairing: Sophia/NoelHoist By Her Own Petard3 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Oh my Goddesses!" Noel let out a shrieking laugh as soon as she and Sophia were out of earshot of their, er, occupied companions. "I saw it, and I still can't believe it!"
Sophia, walking beside her with matching strides, only sighed in response to her overly-excited lover's overly-loud and overly-shrill exclamation, though the slight quirk of her lips gave her amusement away.
"Seriously? Seriously?! Teresa and Irene of all people? I mean, come on! Who knew she even had a heart? I thought she might have a snowball or something instead," Noel laughed again, "She did come from the North, right? So it's either a snowball or a chunk of ice."
Sophia's amused smile twisted into a frown of displeasure, and she gripped Noel's upper arm tightly, forcing the shorter woman to stop and look at her. "That was uncalled for, Noel."
Noel scowled back and tried to yank her arm away, but Sophia's grip was too firm.
Shattered Facade"It's time for our final battle "Shattered Facade4 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Miria's voice is soft, but her eyes are burning with determination as we form a circle to make what I feel is going to be our last stand.
Time seems to stop in the frozen north, snowflakes freezing in mid air as I take a quick look around and realize only six of us are still standing. Deneve, Clare, Zelda, Miria, Cynthia and myself. Six out of the twenty-four-people task force assigned to Pieta.
Only the six of us against an army of awakened beings
My heart aches for all the fallen comrades as I grip my claymore tighter, but there is no time for grief now, the beasts are almost on us, a seemingly endless sea of powerful bodies and cruel eyes.
The last single digit quickly gives us her last orders:
"Engage the strongest ones first, and try not to be singled out and surrounded!"
Out of the corner of my eye, I can see that Deneve is looking at me. I've been with her for so long that I just need to look into her eyes to know she means "be