Slipping - Annair's Story #3The rain fell hard and heavy all around me. The sky was darkened by big black clouds, and the only light came from the occasional flashes of lightning and the soft magenta glow from my hair and skin. In any case, it was dark and I was soaked. My day of adventuring seemed to have met a bitter end.Slipping - Annair's Story #3 by Hopeless-Alchemist
I’d found shelter underneath a large tree with broad leaves. Despite the cover the rain still managed to fall through and prolong the uncomfortable experience.
With a huff I pulled my top over my head and twisted it, wringing out as much water as I could before slipping it back on. I leaned back against the trunk of the tree and closed my eyes.
“Damned jungle,” I swore, scowling. Once the rain stops I’m going to find a Lionguard Haven. It’s too much trouble to go out now.
I pulled my legs to my chest and hugged them as I rested my head on my knees. Bits of my hair fell in front of face, the cold strands tickling my cheeks. Waiting was so boring.
Leaving - Annair's Story #2Since my awakening I’d begun teaching myself mesmer magic. It was difficult, trying to figure out how to charm myself, but after a month of trial and error I finally perfected the spell and was able to attend lessons as if I were a normal sapling.Leaving - Annair's Story #2 by Hopeless-Alchemist
I sat in the back, distancing myself from the others. Malomedies was sympathetic towards my sensitivity and had mentioned my... issues to many of the tutors, so my seclusion was taken as normal.
Often I would listen only half-way to what they were saying, noting points the mentors said were important while also testing my spells. I’d make delicate movements with my hands and small magenta colored butterflies made of magic would float by, their soft wings fluttering silently. Illusions. The sight of the bright figures brought smiles to my face.
“Annair,” one of the mentors said. The few other saplings in the group turned round to look at me. My face flushed and a nervous lump formed in my throat. I swallowed