#44 - Before Anvil Part 2
Hellä’s heart thudded in her chest as she looked at Master Topani. Blood dribbled down his chin and onto his leather jerkin. He let out a shuddering gasp as Kai began to inspect the wounds, and then saw Hellä. Even the master artificer’s voice sounded injured as he spoke.
“Girl. I told you to leave me.”
A short fantasy story set in the LARP world of Empire. While healer Kai tends the wounded Master Arto Topani, Hellä prepares to meet the fury of the night head-on.
We're off to our LARP now, but this is the second and final part of mine and Sue's characters' backstory!
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Music: “The Pyre” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com).
Licensed under Creative Commons: By attribution 3.0.
Additional voices by Susan Cook.