Would You Read It? -beginning of an untitled storyPrologue/1st ChapterWould You Read It? -beginning of an untitled story by Hopeless-Alchemist
The forces that control the world are constant, rarely changing. Good and evil were balanced and had been that way since The Great Destruction. Life was peaceful for most part, and even the neighboring countries and kingdoms hadn’t been at war for the last couple centuries.
That’s exactly what it wanted to change.
The pool of water at its feet was glowing deep red. The same red as the flames that were burning down what would be the catalyst for its scheme. The corners of its mouth turned up, closely resembling a smile, though at the moment it lacked the lips needed to make the expression look familiar to anyone else. The red light reflected off of yellowing fangs and rotting teeth, a deep chuckle lifting from low in its throat.
“From flame to ash, from ash to dust, from dust to nothing. Soon the world will burn, and at the center of it all will be me.” It lifted its withering hands, cackling madly as the red light began moving upwards
Trying - Annair's Story #5As night fell the landscape grew sinister, an uncomfortable feeling setting in. We were nearing the swamp and its dark nature was unsettling. Even after renewing the charm I was struggling with the visions, but my magenta butterflies easily kept me distracted.Trying - Annair's Story #5 by Hopeless-Alchemist
“You should be careful with those,” Maulich warned, nodding to a butterfly that was floating around his head. He waved at it and it fluttered back towards me. “We’re not out of danger and we won’t be anytime soon.”
My brows furrowed. He hadn’t complained before. “How can you tell?” I asked, neglecting the butterfly long enough for it to burst.
“The Court has a hold on this place,” he said cautiously, as if he were afraid to mention them. “Now that it’s dark we’re basically walking flares, and the illusions may draw more attention.”
I bit the inside of my cheek and nodded, relaxing my hands and flexing my fingers. They were sore from the cont