Adara dreams of joining the Warders, a
society that protects Eridan. During her field exam in allied
spies her trainer Geren attacking local guards. Is it part of her
test? To find out, she enters the dangerous world of Creusean
with two runaway children as guides.
Unfazed, the wraith-serpent continued lowering its
gaping maw toward Geren’s head.
Leoric threw another stone, scoring another direct
Again the stone passed through the wraith-serpent’s head and smacked
the wall. “Blast you, Nemus, you traitorous pile of steaming goat
As the echoes of Leoric’s anger began to fade,
a glowing ball of blue light appeared in the cell. Descending from the
ceiling, it morphed into the form of a large owl. Silently, the owl
swooped toward the snake with its talons poised to strike.
Intent upon devouring Geren’s soul, the wraith-serpent didn’t notice
its new attacker until it was too late.
The owl’s claws struck the ghostly snake at the base of its skull.
Unlike Leoric’s stones, the talons tore through the scales and grasped
the ethereal flesh. Small rivulets of sickly green ichor ran over the
black and red coils.
The wraith-serpent threw back its head. In a whip-like motion it
quickly snapped its body forward, but the owl maintained its grip. The
snake thrashed from side to side, sending droplets of its green ichor
flying throughout the cell.
Book 3 - Dragon's
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