Best EnemiesBest Enemies8 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
~A Ryzom Story
It was a quiet day, and none of the Argo Navis had expected to see much action. It had rained earlier that morning, a fine drizzle wetting the parched earth, drawing forth a fine mist from the very Roots themselves to grace the woods of Matia. Dew clung to the grass and shimmered on the great tree houses of Yrkanis, glimmering like gems in the early light. On such a morning only Nuvad could have ridden off on patrol; even when the land lay as still and as calm as a glassy lake, the guilds ever so vigilant leader had insisted on taking his mektoub out along his usual route to check for the presence of bandits, or worse: Kamists.
The rest of them had remained inside the Guild Hall: an elaborate Matisian building, complete with varnished walls and floor, covered in a natural carpet of moss. Luminous magic shimmered in their sconces alongside painted drapes and glittering insect wings, casting blue highlights across the Homin