:EnGarde- Ch 11:More Like This
Alec drove grimly, his hands fists on the steering wheel and his heart hammering in his chest. He reached forward and turned on the radio, adjusting the dial until he found the station broadcasting the tournament.
“My, my! That was a spectacular bout!” A female radio host exclaimed. “Caleb Muran was pretty amazing tonight, beating his opponent with only one functional leg!”
“Yes quite amazing but the prodigy didn’t have a chance to celebrate before falling unconscious. The people nearby claimed he was determined to go someplace.” The second host, a man, reported. “Something about a promise to someone... Probably a pretty girl.”
Alec grit his teeth and drove faster, his knuckles going white. He slid into the arena parking lot and leapt from his car, running inside, not caring about his terrible parking job.
“Get out of my way!” He shouted as he pushed through the mass of pe