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Episode 5 ~ Into the Pit
“Talk all you like,” mocked the first Guard at them, “at least while you still can. This moss will have all the say in the end. You’ll get an earful from its fiery tongues before it does you in.”
He paced the loop that entrapped his captives, eyeing their faces for signs of fear. Just as a wildewolf would.
“Brilliant how it works, this plant… the flower of some hotter, darker world and an under one no doubt. Its spores must be spit and wet just so but then — treasure me! — there’s no way to stop it. The stuff grows and grows like a weed gone wild or lichen consumed with hunger and thirst, not to mention a taste for flesh and blood. It’ll lick you to death for yours. You’ll see.”
He paused to study the young shadow woman, the pale reflection of Vaam. “But a pity… such a pretty face. A beautiful bride gone to waste.”
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