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The Story of Aureus - Part 21

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The Story of Aureus - Part 21

    That night as I lay exhausted and wounded in my tiny bed, I dreamed. I couldn’t remember the last time I’d had one that wasn’t a nightmare and found myself coming up short when trying to go farther back into my history.    In my dream, I sat on the grass with a small fire burning in the pit front of me and crickets chirping all around me. It was black as night and the stars were out shining with a thousand tiny points of light above me. To my side was propped a single tent made of thick canvas. It wasn’t much, but enough for just myself to curl in the center of several thick blankets.    It was so unbelievably
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The Story of Aureus - Part 20

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The Story of Aureus - Part 20

I hesitated moving for only a fraction of a second before bolting out the door and making a beeline for the stairs. This was the first time the door had budged, there was no chance in hell I wasn’t taking the opportunity in front of me.   Taking two at a time I crested the top of the stairs and was immediately blinded by the sight of the sun glaring down on my shoulders. I slowed, shading my eyes. Dirt and rocks were everywhere as I stood in the center of a large boxed in canyon. Above me I could see grass and vines spiraling over the edge of the cliffs and adding a softness to the otherwise bleak and drab dirt flooring. It almost fel
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The Story of Aureus - Part 19

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The Story of Aureus - Part 19

    The first thing I did was collapse against one of the three stone walls, rubbing my eyes and trying to get them to focus on the world. It was a long, arduous task of opening them for several minutes then letting them rest again before I finally found myself able to keep them open for an extended period of time without pain. How much damage being in the dark for so long could do!    Once done, I walked the length of my new cell. It seemed to be an ongoing thing recently, me being trapped in a dungeon, only this one was well lit and open to the air, though not to the elements, as the roof was made of solid rock. Even if it smelled like pis
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The Story of Aureus - Part 18

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The Story of Aureus - Part 18

    The darkened dungeon cellar was eerily quiet save for the unvaried plink of dripping water somewhere among its many empty hallways. It had been silent and lonely for several months now, the unrelenting stillness only broken by the maddening drip and the occasional sound of movement; clinking chains or the rough sound of someone shifting uncomfortably on the stone floors as the cell’s only occupant tried, mostly in vane, to keep himself involved with something to keep his mind off the predicament he’d found himself in over the last several. . .    He thought on the idea of time, down here in the depths of the earth it was hard
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The Story of Aureus - Part 17

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The Story of Aureus - Part 17

    It was two days later when I finally collapsed in exhaustion. It was a good exhaustion, one that didn’t involve me thinking of anything but the present. My limbs ached, the bottoms of my feet were sore and I felt genuinely tired from activity for the first time in a long time.    I had been walking night and day, barely without stopping for longer than a half hour to hunt or eat, and I fell to my side on the hard ground with a giant smile on my face. Despite the several dozen nights I had previously spent trying to regain my strength and stamina through running through the empty streets of Eastborne, gravity was now a force of natu
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The Story of Aureus - Part 16

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The Story of Aureus - Part 16

    Something smashed into footboard of the bed and a second jolt soon woke me in a panic. I sat up, wide eyed in the dark and tried to focus through the haze of sleep what I was hearing around me. There were sounds of struggling and I recognized instantly the labored breath of Aureus’ silent screams on the floor at my feet. Tonight was not the first night he had experienced nightmares, in fact waking up with him flailing about was nothing new, but somehow this seemed different.    Immediately I jumped from the bed and called him by name, using my hands to guide me to the end of the bed where he lay thrashing at the ghosts of his past
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Ace-The-ArtistHobbyist Digital Artist
Oh hey, you have a DA. Here I made this;  Test Animation .:Delta:. by Ace-The-Artist
tcatProfessional Digital Artist
PS. Do you mind if I reblog this on Tumblr?
Ace-The-ArtistHobbyist Digital Artist
Not at all! Go ahead ^u^ Just make sure you credit me. :)
tcatProfessional Digital Artist
Of course!
tcatProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :D Totally made my day to know someone likes my comic.
Ace-The-ArtistHobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, one of my friends showed it to me during one of my streams! I think it's pretty good ^u^