End of the Universe: Chapter 4Chapter 4- Jewelry HeistEnd of the Universe: Chapter 4 by ThePenVsTheSword
I’m sure that, in peacetime, the gardens were as lovely and spacious as Gardon described. Now, hedges had been sliced and burnt through, flowers were trampled in the dirt, and trees laid broken at their trunks, to say nothing of the grass kicked up in clumps and flung behind deep, robotic footprints. Dozens of robotic bodies laid strewn about the gardens, with people buried among some.
Across the grounds, catapults that hadn’t had time to set-up in position were smashed in pieces. The only defenses were atop the outer castle wall we had passed through, as troops manned the cannons and fired at falling robots, while more joined the defense of the wall.
The castle loomed over us as the knight and I neared it. It still stood, untouched, its blue-gray stone impervious and its sea-blue tiled tower tops daring the airships to attack. However, Nega wouldn’t risk blowing the castle to smithereens. He couldn’t, not with the Sol Emerald ins
End of the Universe: Chapter 3Chapter 3- Back in TimeEnd of the Universe: Chapter 3 by ThePenVsTheSword
“Need to adjust the date a little.” Clang! I pricked my ears and blinked, everything a blur. “Work you blasted thing!” Clang! Ferwoom! Something sucked the air out of the room momentarily, then exploded air outward, filling our entire home with electricity and power. “Excellent.”
I shifted and tried to sit up, but my hands were tied behind my back and feet roped together, so I rolled over. “Oh, you’re up?” Nega said from the catwalk, somewhat surprised. He had thrown his old, faded red coat over himself. The dull, golden buttons that were still attached to it were done up, but with the ends of the coat in shreds, it was like he had clothed himself in dirty, dusty rags. “You must have a pretty thick head.”
“What are you doing?” That was when I noticed the machine and blue-white light brimming out of the basin. The portal was open.
“I’m sure you ca
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