Before the DawnBefore the DawnMore Like This
Before the pale clouds
Are colored by pink pastels
Long before the eyes of humans
Witness the work done by night's creatures
A breeze disturbs the slumber
Of a young bud.
The petals droop
Just enough to peek out
And witness the veil around it
While the young ones slept.
The adults nearby
At first they stare
As the bud feigns sleep
Where dreams of plentiful summers
Spring forth for all the flowers.
As the young one pretends,
It succumbs to the truth until the sun awakens.
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Thunder struck and rain pelted down on anything that dared to remain outdoors. The figures that clung to the shadows dodged unseen attacks, though it was hard to make out where anything was. One sword glows faintly in the darkness, shrieks pierce the surrounding forestry soon afterward.
The war had been running its course, and after years of fighting, it was coming to a close. Now victory was certain, but the opposing army refused to admit this was true. What remained of their troops tried to defeat the inevitable, though they were failing.
Mages and soldiers charged from both sides, each proving their formidable
Capt. Nicholls x Reader One ShotMore Like This
The troops were still at the camp, waiting for the last of the recruits to arrive. Many women, such as you, had volunteered to come this far to help the men with anything they needed before they were to leave. Many of these women had come to say one last goodbye to their husbands, sons, brothers, fathers, and friends, but a few, like you, had only come to work. You had neither brothers nor a husband, and your father was too old to go off to war again. He stayed at home on the farm with your mother, and you were to return to them in a few days’ time when your work was done.
As you walked through the camp, you glanced around
Contest Entry Exclamation Mark "How do you feel ?"More Like This
Faegan stared blankly up at Kabuto's thoroughly blood-spattered face. Something in his mouth felt funny
"Well, how do you feel?!" Kabuto was getting a little impatient. He hadn't been operating for hours just to be stared at, had he? No, he hadn't, thank you.
Faegan opened his mouth to say something when a breeze caught him. He clamped his mouth right back down.
He was missing a tooth.
Somewhere in the lower right quadrant of his mouth.
He grabbed Kabuto by the collar and pulled him down with a single, quick, jerky motion.
"What did you do to my MOUTH?!" Faegan nearly screeched, eyes wide as he sh