The sound of steel echoed through the night as blood and sweat trickled on the ground. Gladio stuck his blade into the earth as he attempted to catch his breath. This was a fight he knew was going to be difficult, but one he took on nonetheless. He had to. He couldn’t ask Ignis to do it, and Noctis was still in the Crystal. He was the only person who could take these daemons on. Not that he wanted to consider them as daemons, but the Starscourge cared not for who it took. He got back up on his feet, staring back at the creatures as he took his sword out of the ground again. He wish he could try to predict their movements, but that was impossible now. The only thing he was sure of was that they would fight together. They always had after all.
Katia and Prompto had been like that ever since the young woman had joined them on their journey after all.
It had been foolish to believe they were immune to the Starscourge, but they’d taken solace in the idea. The kings companions tu