Across the Burning Water
PREVIEW (from chapter 14)
by Sanzaki Kojika (Fawn S)
Abaou Qu suddenly slowed, bringing his horse to a halt. He could feel a dark presence lurking in the shadows. He had no doubt what was waiting for him. Before he could warn Turvan though, the creature leapt from the shadows, knocking Abaou Qu off his horse. The horse panicked and tried to run, but Turvan acted quickly, grabbing the reigns just in time.
"What a shame...I was expecting a greater opponent," the creature hissed, rubbing its hands together. It moved its neck, its joints cracking beneath the strain. Abaou Qu