Chapter 28. Part 2.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   “What just happened?” asked Chak, the newly reformed Umbra. “You died,” I said nonchalantly. It looked like he was in shock. “I died, and now I’m—” he stopped mid-sentence and looked at his fingers. “Are you gonna be okay with this?” I said, smiling. He looked at me tensely for a moment, then a smile peaked through and a faint glimmer touched the corner of his eye. “Yes, I’m going to be fine … [Read more]

Chapter 28. Part 1.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   CHAPTER 28: THE HIGHER-UP Though I was not conscious of the mansion, and the garden, and Mendrax’s untimely death, I was not without consciousness completely. I found myself, inexplicably, standing in a white room. I was dressed in the white tunic of an Umbili and a white rope was tied around my waist. Opposite me, there were only three other things in the room. One was Teleon, next to him a ball of … [Read more]

Chapter 27. Part 2.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   I felt a hard shove away from Teleon. He had pushed me out of the path of Chak’s charging frame. I rolled over just in time to see Chak drive his sword into Teleon’s belly. Teleon dropped to the ground and clutched his stomach. The blood poured out of his wound and began to pool on the ground where I had planted the seed. I could hear him breathing heavily, and a ringing … [Read more]

Chapter 27. Part 1.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   CHAPTER 27: WHERE IT ALL WENT RIGHT Looking back, I can’t believe I had thought it would be so easy. I should have realized that it was planting this seed that Mendrax wanted to stop at all costs, and so he wouldn’t allow us to simply walk up and do what we had to do. Not without a fight. I sank my hands back into the orb and the lights in the garden … [Read more]

Chapter 26. Part 2.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   My question begged for a response. Chak finally spoke. “I think it means you’re ready to use that orb,” said Chak, seriously. “What do you mean? I thought it was dangerous for a human to use an Agnoscian Orb,” I said. “It’s a powerful thing, but none of us realized that this is your orb. Legends and myths float around the Syllogy about Agnoscian Orbs being linked with specific people, but I always … [Read more]