Round X: Part 1 (Fighting Tournament SE)More Like This
The last thing she saw was a pair of ruinous vermillion eyes bathed in the dim glow of stray embers from the wreckage around her. After that moment, there was nothing.
Just an empty blackness.
Isabelle Kerasi had stared death in the face dozens of times before, be it in the fray of her home system's warfare or the perils of taking on dangerous contracts. But this was the first time she wasn't able to stare down her fate and emerge triumphant. She had always acknowledged the possibility of failure, of course—being a soldier of fortune made her all too familiar with the cost of war and the risks involved.
But the shock of it hit her hard all the same.
She was still aware, that much she could tell. But none of her senses seemed to work. In fact she wasn't even sure if she had a body right now in this formless abyss. She'd had a tendency to live in the moment all her life