The Keep- The Gate.   Posted by GM Killer.Group: 0
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 146 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:31
Re: The Keep- The Gate
"I'm going to break my neck!" Yehudit wailed. "Mama's gonna kill me!"
Wulfsen Thornblade
 PLAYER, 55 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:32
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Wulfsen reached up to steady the two girls.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 233 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:38
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"You will be fine," Sileas said. "Just pretend you are riding Lightning and stay calm. Remember no sudden movements."
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 147 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:43
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"Lightning?" Being reminded of Sileas's horse made Yehudit begin crying anew. She got herself sorted out so she was no longer falling off the horse, but she was grieving all over again.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 234 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:45
Re: The Keep- The Gate
Sileas hoped fervently she might find her horse during their trek to the village but she wasn't holding out much hope. "Yehudit, they probably claimed him, I doubt they harmed Lightning. He is much too good of a horse."
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 148 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:47
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"Those momzers don't deserve Lightning!" Yehudit swore.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 235 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:52
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"No, they don't. But we are outnumbered and cannot hunt the down to take him back."
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 149 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 02:57
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Yehudit sniffled. She was overtired and very upset.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 236 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:00
Re: The Keep- The Gate
"Just relax. Maybe you should have stayed at the keep," Sileas offered, knowing her cousin was overly tired.
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 150 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:03
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"No!" Yehudit sniffed. "I'm going where you're going!"
Sileas
 PLAYER, 237 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:08
Re: The Keep- The Gate
"I'm just worried about you and thinking you could have used more rest," Sileas pointed out softly. "Try to relax."
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 151 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:11
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"I AM RELAXED!" Yehudit shouted.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 238 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:14
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Sileas sighed and fell silent. She was tired too. And she was sick and tired of being the strong one. She was tired of everyone thinking they could talk to her any way they wanted and she would just continue to take it. The village was coming in to sight and Sileas found herself wondering if she could simply just disappear while searching. Unless of course she found her mother.
Yehudit Buckley
 Player, 152 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:23
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Yehudit closed her eyes and began to doze off.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 239 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:26
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Quiet tears streaked down Sileas's cheeks. Her one hand still free, she brushed at them but they refused to stop.
Wulfsen Thornblade
 PLAYER, 56 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:28
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Quietly, Wulfsen offered Sileas a handkerchief.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 240 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:35
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"Thank you," Sileas said as she accepted the handkerchief. She dabbed at the tears but they kept flowing. Sileas had apparently reached her breaking point.
Wulfsen Thornblade
 PLAYER, 57 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:37
Re: The Keep- The Gate
"It'll be all right." Wulfsen said, knowing he sounded lame, especially since they were going to find her mother's body. He patted Sileas's arm.
Sileas
 PLAYER, 241 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:51
Re: The Keep- The Gate
"Nothing is all right. It will never be all right again,"  Sileas whispered. "Everything has changed. Everything."
Wulfsen Thornblade
 PLAYER, 58 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 03:55
Re: The Keep- The Gate
"You still have... your father, and your cousin when she's awake and... happier." Wulfsen offered. "And you always have me."
Sileas
 PLAYER, 242 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 04:03
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In reply to Wulfsen Thornblade (msg # 122):

"I know and I'm grateful for that. Olivia too. But it's still...different, and going to be different. Even if we find Mama, Papa has to deal with having lost three of his children. He waited so long for us. So many cousins lost. My..." she let her voice trail off. Then finally, "My future."
Wulfsen Thornblade
 PLAYER, 59 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 04:09
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Wulfsen took Sileas's hand and gently squeezed it. "I wish this didn't happen."
Sileas
 PLAYER, 243 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 04:11
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"I wish it hadn't either," Sileas whispered. "So many children seem to be lost. Once they were in my class I loved them like they were my own. I would have done anything for them. I should have protected them instead of running like a coward." She was silent for a moment. "I should have protected Mama and my sisters instead of running like a coward."
Wulfsen Thornblade
 PLAYER, 60 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 04:14
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"There were too many." Wulfsen said firmly. "If you had not run you would have been killed."
Sileas
 PLAYER, 244 posts
Tue 18 Aug 2015
at 04:18
Re: The Keep- The Gate
Sileas sighed. "I know but the knowledge doesn't make me feel any less like I failed them. It doesn't make me feel any less a coward."