All of her life, Daathar has
been a soldier and a loner.
When the Dragon Wars begin, she sees it as just another battle; that
the Goddess binds her to the Lady Wanda Leopard. Once that happens,
life changes forever.
She turned and looked for
someone else to engage.
All of her own troops were locked in battle. The odds looked fairly
even. One of the enemy soldiers charged her and they engaged one
another in swordplay. Matching her blow for blow, she struggled to
overcome. At one point, it seemed as if this particular soldier would
win. Daathar had been beaten at swordplay before, but those times were
rare. She refused to allow herself to panic and let her natural ability
and agility take over. Sometimes fighting is something that must be
done in the spirit, not in the mind. She disconnected herself from her
movements and soon the clash began to turn her way.
Until she slipped on some loose pebbles along the
ground and fell backwards. Her opponent jumped at the opportunity.
Briefly, very briefly, Daathar wondered if she were going to die when
her enemy’s sword stopped just a hair’s breath above the fighter’s
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