“We have to stop meeting like this,” the swordhands warrior said to the mantis priestess. “If the dark lords find out, we’re doomed.”
“I know… I’m so sorry.”
“Me to, my love. Goodbye.”
They parted ways with heavy heart that night. One day interspecies love would be accepted in this world, but they would be long gone by then.
The warrior was sad, so sad…
Larket held his hand out towards the giant in front of him.
“Stop!” he said. “Don’t come any closer!”
Someone tapped him on the shoulder. He jumped.
“Let him in”, the tree beside him said. It had a face. Hands and fingers were branches growing wildly.
The squirrel stared up against him. It had a judging look on its face, like it had something nasty to say. The rabbits laughed a wicked laugh.
“You…” the giant said. “You have broken our rules…
… It had no legs, and the arms seemed to be hidden under its cloth. Its face was old, diffuse, like it wasn’t really there. Mock was wondering if it could be eaten, but had a feeling it couldn’t even be killed. Not with his spear, at least.
-Do you know the way out?
The figure seemed to be looking straight through him, like if he wasn’t there.
“The tunnels are all like tar and resin,
Like sailors’ knots and the spider’s spin
The exit is found at the stop of the top
A stone is tossed when gravity’s lost”
It disappeared in thin air, just as it had arrived…
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