TLoS: Warlord Takeo Ch. 4The two of them picked up some speed, spurred on by what they discovered. Hunter was eager to get back and report. Once they stepped out into the fields, the wet and sloshy grass slowed their progress down. They both heard loud noises coming from the direction of the village and Hunter's ears perked up in alarm. Takeo squinted to see the village, however, a fog had rolled in while they were gone and could only see the slight, orange, glow of fire in that direction."Oh no..." Hunter had assumed the worst and quickly went into a sprint. His lightweight and agility enabled him to cross the rough terrain with ease, but Takeo lacked the same ablities and struggled to keep up. The human quickly lost sight of Hunter in the fog and followed the lights. As he got closer to the lights, he could hear the unmistakable sounds of battle. There was something raiding the village, though Takeo could quickly guess.
TLoS: Warlord Takeo Ch. 3Hunter woke from his nap to see Takeo still looking out the window and into the valley. Takeo was wearing a different set of clothing. He was wearing the robes that Hunter had provided him and left his own to dry near the fire place. Also, he was wearing a set of leather boots instead of his military ones."How long have you been sitting there? How long was I asleep?" Hunter asked the Japanese.Takeo turned his head to him. "Two hours at least. For both accounts." Takeo looked back out. The raining had stopped but there was still a very dark overcast.Hunter jumped off the hammock and tightened the folds of his cloak. Takeo stood up and stretched his back, then sat near the fireplace itself. The heat was bringing him much needed warmth. Takeo was hypnotized by the fluid movements of the flame, bringing him a new sense of serentiy. After tightening his clo
The Gauntlet Crucible Ch. 14"You guys ready? You may want to double check on all of your equipment." Korlon suggested. Smoke had come back about twenty minutes ago. They were fully dressed and had backpacks of spare clothing and ammunition, as well as gas masks and extra filters. Smoke and Holt both kept balaclavas over their heads and Smoke wore a pair of steel visors with orange eye holes.While eager, they did double and triple check to make sure everything was in place."Yeah, yeah I am ready." Smoke impatiently stated. He then felt his pockets for his cigars and lighters. They were there."So am I." Holt confirmed with a nod of his head."Alright...stay close to me and don't wander once we arrive." Korlon then opened his wings to their full length. Holt was amazed at their span. He estimated that it must be forty feet at the very least. Smoke and Holt held their guns up and crouched at each flank of Korlon.