TNK Chapter One
Sixteen Years Later
"Hey, Mario, do you know where my bag went?" Luigi asked, walking into his older brother's room. The two were getting ready for a well deserved vacation at the beach, along with Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, and Toadsworth, for, of course, the Princess of the Mushroom Kingdom goes no where without her caretaker (and not by her choice).
"I don't know. Did you check your room?" Mario asked, emptying his own bag. Although he's been on many different journeys in his time, he'd never had time to pack his bag, so it still had stuff in it from the last time he used it, about eleven years ago. In fact, he had forgotten why he had even used it.
"Yes!" Luigi called back as he turned and walked out of Mario's room. "Maybe it's in the hall closet
" He sighed.
"Yeah, may~ OW!" Mario's hand snapped back out of his bag, and he looked at it. His hand had brushed something sharp in his bag, and there was a shallow cut across the palm of his hand, oozing blood. Mar