Vittria’s plan was a success: Soris had been surprised by her appearance. He stared baffled at her for three seconds, trying to make something of the bizarre creature that had appeared out of thin air beside him. “Good evening, Your Highness!” she said in a sarcastic tone. She leaned herself on one leg, posing to […]
Time flew rapidly, setting the day to sunset. Bored, Selunia lay on her back on her new bed. All her enthusiasm had drained away almost completely. The general had fleetingly visited her once, about two hours ago, to bring her some food and tell her that he would come back later. “Feels like I got […]
Selunia sat alone, deeply sunken into her thoughts. The car had been stopped at a crossing because the general had something to verify nearby. She, at least for that moment, didn’t long for the White Castle, the place that had been her home for twelve years and, in fact, even more—taking into account the years […]
In his room, the prince, as soon as he heard the door shutting after Daniel’s departure, let his shoulders fall into relaxation and humped a little under the pressure of the fatigue felt at the back of his head, in his limbs, and in his stomach. He had only pretended to be all right. Lethargically, […]
Somewhere, on a sandy battlefield, Soris was desperately running for a place to shield himself from the rain of laser-bullets that was following his steps. He felt all his muscles tensed, his feet burning as if he had embers in his shoes, and the sweat falling in drips on his temples, neck, and back. His […]
After a quarter of an hour, Selunia, together with the general, was on her way to the Aridens’ Palace. She was outside the stronghold in a huge car, with black metallic shell and smoky windows—which boldly contrasted with the surroundings’ primitivism and naturalness. This contrasting aspect was one characteristic of the Arid Kingdom. Because of […]
Selunia let out a sigh, then raised one hand in the air, aimed it at Elis like a gun, and concentrated on the attack. The crystal pieces encrusted in the fighting gloves she wore rapidly emanated a string of shining rays, which flew over Elis like laser bullets. It was a simple and intentionally weak attack. Selunia wanted to be cautious.