EP Story - Kidnappings Pt. 7-A"Gideon, I'm gonna need you to hold still."EP Story - Kidnappings Pt. 7-A in Short Stories More Like This
"It's not entirely possible to feign the pain, Claris."
"Hey, you're a tough guy. Now stop fidgeting."
In the living room of the EP House, everyone was watching the current doctoring of Gideon's broken arm by Claris, who had arrived beforehand just as Brünhilde said. Azalea stood next to the collapsible table Gideon was laying on belly-down. She gazed at him nonstop as Claris stood on the other end of the cushioned table maneuvering Gideon's arm. Gideon grunted.
"Azalea," he said. "I'm sure there is something else you can be doing to occupy yourself right now."
"But Azalea wants to see you get better," Azalea said with a smile. "Maybe if Claris fixes your arm, Azalea will see a smile on your face."
"Yeah, seeing Gideon smile is almost as rare as gravity reversing on the world," Maxy snidely remarked as she passed through the living room. Gideon only grunted again.
What Maxy said spurred thought in Kris's mind, though. "Hey wh
EP Story - Kidnappings Pt. 6"I just can't I can't believe this bullshit "EP Story - Kidnappings Pt. 6 in Short Stories More Like This
Alistair sat on the living room sofa next to equally negative-expression faces as he swore out loud. Sam sat cuddled in Keisa's arms, still crying from the recent news of Aloli's disappearance. Narim sat next to Gabriel and looked on with him at the apparent ransom note that Sam and Keisa had found. Her hand stayed glued over her mouth; Gabriel's eyes have never looked sadder as he read the fine print on the front of the paper. It read the same thing that the previous two letters said, only with different names.
We have taken Aloli. To try and find her is futile, but should you locate her, she will be executed.
"I still don't understand why " Gabriel said in a low and dark tone. "I still don't understand why these people would take them."
"Gabriel, I'm I-I'm scared " Narim trembled.
Gabriel turned to her frightened face and grabbed her hands. "Don't you worry about a thing, I'm not going to let anything happen to
EP Story - Light and DarknessCold, dark and lightning-sparked clouds wept torrential rains onto the earth. It was apparent that the rain would provide sustenance to green plants and trees below, but the scenery upon the ground was far from such.EP Story - Light and Darkness in Short Stories More Like This
Lightning overhead wasn't the only clashing element. Raging fires and gusts of murky dust surrounded the cragged ground. Every now and then infernos erupted from random parts of the ground, blending with huge flashes of heavenly but destructive bursts of light. In the midst of it all were hundreds of moving figures.
On the horizon's hill stood a troop of heavily armed men, all wielding supernatural and antique-like weapons. They all looked on at the barren and exploding field; their eyes were like spears, piercing the scenery and never looking away. Gridiron boon helmets sat atop their heads, most of them adorned with scratches, dents, burn marks and a red insignia resembling an alchemic circle. One of the men stood out on a huge rock overlooking it all behind the troop. H