Chapter 6: Dibs
Avisa didn’t find Iyan where he had left him. However, his keen sense of smell quickly led him to the eel, who was already about a mile away and heading back toward shore. In spite of Avisa's injured tail, Iyan was simply unable to outspeed him.
"Iyan!" Avisa waved his hand at the weird eel. Soon he caught up and swam right beside him.
Iyan was stunned to see Avisa again. His eyes widened when he spotted the full bag Avisa was toting around. "Holy Blaze, you actually got something?"
"You know it! I am a treasure hunter after all," Avisa replied, puffing out his chest.
"Indeed," Iyan said thoughtfully. "Tell you what. How about we take it back to my place and divide it up?"
"Sure. I get first dibs though."
"Then I guess we can head back," Iyan said. He turned around and started swimming back the way they'd come again.
Avisa was a little suspicious but he held his tongue.
For the next while, Iyan led Avisa across the ocean bottom and back to the Ty-Gia town t