Shadow's Origins Chapter 18Chapter 18: A new startI waited for Shayla to strike but instead I felt her weight lift, did she have a change of heart? No, of course not. I opened my eyes slowly to see Ronco at my defence, figures made of his aura pushed away my sisters. A part of me hated to see them go the other was relieved to be alive. I looked over the edge as the destroyer crawled its way back into the volcano "Is this really the end?" I questioned watching it,"We're too late!" Ronco shouted as he peered over my shoulder "stay close to me" he commanded as I nodded and got as close to him as I could closing my eyes tight. The end was here, we failed. I felt his energy, his aura around us protecting us, it comforted me and I blacked out for a moment. I felt the grass beneath me as I came to, it was rough and familiar. I opened my eyes to the dead forest that was the Ancient Grove, I felt nostalgic about the place. The memories, this was the start of my life. I saw him stumble and fall "Ronco!