Xperia 2.0

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Her eyes squeezed shut while the cold that had touched her cheek seemed to sweep underneath her, and carry her somewhere. If she was to die shouldn’t she be brave, face it head on? It wasn’t like she was never going to die. This was a concept she shouldn’t be frightened of anymore.

Yet she was.

The chill placed her back in the ground. Then nothing. All was gone except for the sound of her own breathing. Her body relaxed, and her eyes unpinched.

Arellia was deep in the forest. She couldn’t even see the city wall over the trees from where she was. A soft crunch of grass made her gasp, and twist to face her back.

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To be continued…