Humanity's protectors...and their burdens
This story serves as an excellent introduction/lore piece to the author's world - establishing the central character of Luca, his relationship to humanity,and his somewhat reserved approach to his job as their protectors. While the trope of the stoic protector has been seen before, this work distinguishes itself by portraying its central character as very human whilst lacking one key defining trait of what makes us who we are - and thus evokes a sense of sympathy from the reader.
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The writing is technically accurate and when appropriate short, laconic sentences have been used to drive up the intensity of the sequence. I would only say that there is a lot of information about the world that is dropped and I was surprised to not see another chapter produced. I would certainly love to see this universe expanded on. Overall, a very promising start to an engaging, character driven work.