The Forest Sprite and the Child
Small, quiet feet rushed across the mossy earth, carrying the frightened skeleton with it. Where am I? How did...did I get here? What are those things? White eyelights scanned his surroundings, nothing but trees and an ever present shroud of darkness around him. "Hah....hah..." He looked around, teeth chattering and body trembling as he heard the large beast from before behind him. He kept running through the trees, wincing as branches whizzed past, one catching his cheek. His foot caught on a root and he tripped, slamming hard into the ground. "Ah!"
He curled up as the dripping, hulking white monster loomed
Flowers in the sky
"Acorn! Acorn c'mon!!!" Hope jumped up and down excitedly, clapping as they neared a large village. "Lookit! The festival is starting!"
"Do...do we really gotta?" Acorn was hiding behind a tree near the entrance, peeking out from behind. "I-It's noisy a-and I don't wanna..." Hope walked back over and placed a hand on his shoulder. "Hope I just don't know..."
"Please? I promise we'll be extra careful." She smiled at him. "Besides it looks like fun! I don't really know your home all that well s-so.....I'm counting on you too ok?"
"Well ya heard the little lady." Acorn turned when a tall skeleton patted him on the head. "I