The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.11

<< Previous | First | Next >> [City of Blackpond | Inviditas 4th, 2526 | Midday] The loud, joyful chatter of the general populace intermixed with the loud calls of merchants peddling their many wares, created a melodious cacophony in the air. Despite the sunny day, the cheerful ambiance, and the ease with which they’d gotten through their morning shopping, … More The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.11

The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.10

<< Previous | First | Next >> [Hunters Outpost | Inviditas 5th, 2526 | Midmorning] The Outpost felt different with most of its inhabitants gone. Theron went on his morning run as usual and tried to get through his training exercises as thoroughly as possible without Gerald’s guidance. Having Sebastian as a sparring partner didn’t help enormously—the disparity in … More The Battle of Heart and Mind 3.10

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