First: Running in the Bear Empire
The boulder jutted into the path, cutting it off until someone had carved their own path around it. From the looks of the trees growing in and around it, it had fallen over a hundred years ago, but Deline could still see how the path had been warped. It meant that until they came to the sharp edge of the stone, they couldn’t see anything ahead of them.
Carrone stepped ahead of her and she let him, her slingshot ready. He hissed and took a step back, an arrow flying over his shoulder.
Deline grabbed a handful of components from her hip pack and began a spell under her breath. Just as she was starting to speak, a voice boomed from the far side of the boulder. Continue reading