That was all that Vertris could hear as her feet left and landed on the snow. That and the ringing in her head.
After a few more steps, the monster stumbled, blood dripping onto the white snow. 'Stay determined. Just a little more.' A voice whispered in her head. Vertris wasn't sure how long she would be able to last before her strength gave away.
Finding a nearby tree, she sat down, putting a hand over a large cut across her chest to stop the bleeding.
"Chara, you idiot. Why didn't you listen...? You foolish, foolish idiot..." She whispered, a single tear flowing down her check.
Vertris' eyes snapped open in shock at the voice. Looking up, she noticed a skeleton with a blue jacket and black shorts walking towards her in a languid fashion.
"You look like you had a bad time, pal. Did that human cause it?" His voice sounded calm, but there was a hint of an icy tone melted into it.
"N.....not....human.....Determination Sans..." Vertris gasped