Ch64: Vexus vs BarasiaHer spine found the solid bulkhead and bashed itself against it. Instead of clamping her eyes shut, they flew open as her jaw dropped into a hollow scream with no sound. She bounced off, her knees finding the floor and her hands finding it a moment later. She panted against the pain that surged up her alloy backbone as voices in her head screamed at her to quit while she could and beg for mercy. She pushed up, resting upon her lower legs and feeling her bodyweight upon them. It had only been about five minutes of being knocked around like a pingpong ball and already her durable body was feeling the strain. Vexus was only playing with her. She would remain defiant against her. She winced but was smiling. The pain only really lasted a moment before it receded to a dull ache. A smile came to her face and she chuckled darkly. It'd take much more than that. Much more. But her body might break before her resolve.
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