Friday 24 September 2010
Skul Fan-Fiction 7
As we ran down the road we knew someone was coming for us but we didn't know when. A very unfortunate rat that scurried across the road was blasted into oblivion by four simultaneous energy balls.My heart nearly burst not from the running but the anticipation.Any moment someone could attack. Would attack, I corrected myself.
We entered another seemingly deserted village on the foot of the mountain, growing tired. Suddenly there was a flash. There was a collective cry of pain. Blackness everywhere. Crushing. Constricting. Consuming. NO!!! So close!!Not now, now here.So dam close!!. I let a ball of pure power expand from deep within me, forcing the darkness away from me. Light pierced the black oblivion and I was free. Drained before the fight ever began, but free. I looked across and Florence dropped out of the black orb surrounding her with what looked like great effort. Necromancy.
We were surrounded by sorcerers dressed in flowing black robes. They had there arms raised and eyes closed, concentrating on keeping the shadows around Nicolette,Skylara,Dragona and Israel. I gathered all my energy and blasted lightning at as many mages as I could in quick succession. Most fell down ,either unconscious or stunned but five of them protected themselves with shadows and stayed standing.But it was enough.
Florence thinned the shadows enough for Nicolette,Skylara,Dragona and Israel to break free.They fought the sorcerers and I dragged myself to a car.I groped around my pocket for the dagger Nicolette gave me.I cut a hole in the bonnet with it and grabbed the battery, draining its power.With its spark inside me, I let it grow, reinvigorating me.Oh yeah!!
I felt stronger than ever as I strutted towards the fight. With a swish of my hand the sorcerers were thrown off there feet by a calculated,conservative surge of electricity.Might need it later, I told myself. The others swooped in to finish the job.
Then from every alleyway, mages poured at us.They had black lips and black veins were visable under there skin but they didn't seem that interested in us at all.In fact most just ran past us and headed for the mountain. Others just threw the odd fireball, more in a mischievous manner than anything .
'We have to stop them!', I roared. I concentrated and clicked my fingers like an elemental would but instead of fire, a spark ignited the fuel tanks of every car along the street. Sorcerers were engulfed in flame and thrown like rag dolls in all directions. The others looked at me in shock. 'You killed them',said Dragona shocked.'They weren't themselves and you still killed them'
'They can't be allowed to get to where ever they want to go or many more people will die'I said. Then, shocking even myself with my stark words,'There are casualties in every war'
Although they didn't want to hear it they knew it was true. Walls of flame shot from Dragona and Nicolette, and Skylara jumped from one possessed to another ,clawing at them as a lynx,charging as a rhino and biting as a wolf. Florence drew more power from each 'enemy' to fall and attacked with ferocious power, shadows slicing and slashing through flesh.
I threw lightning bolts at the possessed. This time they were charged up to a lethal force. I knocked a power line and wrapped it around me giving me a constant supply of energy.Waves of life-stripping electricity flew down alleys and sidestreets,killing remnants along with innocent sorcerers.Every time I did that it made me want to curl up and die in there places.Saying it's nessassary didn't help one bit.