The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.06

<< Previous | First | Next >> [City of Blackpond | Lacus 25th, 2526 | Early Afternoon] Kyle froze at the gates. The city walls loomed several meters above him; worn, battle-scarred, but intimidating nonetheless. Blackpond was tainted with bad memories: Shitty orphanage cots, cold nights in abandoned buildings, scorching anger burning in his veins, filling his lungs, fighting to … More The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.06

The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.04

<< Previous | First | Next >> [Valcrest Forest | Spiritus 9th, 2526 | Early Evening] Theron always considered manual labor a good distraction from unwelcome thoughts. His deforestation, as Sebastian called it, yielded a decent amount of firewood to keep the forge running and the towers warm. Once Gerald learned of the mess they’d made on their first outing, … More The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.04

Interlude 04: Awakening

<< Previous | First | Next  >> [Valcrest Plains | Helios 3rd, 2519 | Midday] “Your mother told me she plans to move you to more isolated accommodations soon. Is that so?” Lena hummed agreement, eyes wandering across the flower-infested fields rather than focusing on the Healer. The sun was at its highest point and the cacophony of colors did nothing … More Interlude 04: Awakening