Early the next morning, Crystal got up to prepare her gear. Blaze was lying on the chair beside the table and curiously checked out what was going on.
“Sorry Blaze, today I have to go alone.” She told him, while his ears went down. “Don’t worry, there are a lot of other opportunities in the future for you to help.” She continued while patting him on the head.
And with that, she left the building and went back to the foot of the mountain where she found the stairs up the day before. On the way there, she saw Ms. Coraline standing beside the road.
“It’s the fourth day. Today is the day. Soon it will happen!” She yelled after she recognized Crystal.
Crystal tried to ignore her the best she could, but Ms. Coraline continued to yell the same things. She only stopped after Crystal was out of her sight.
[What is wrong with these people here?] Crystal thought to herself.
A few minutes later she arrived at the bottom of the stone stairs. She check