The Unknown

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Summary

Long ago... The world of Kallia lived peacefully. Kallia was named the realm of life. One of the five realms... Then fifty years ago a storm broke out killing and withering all in its path... The three horsemen of light tried to banish the storm once and for all... But to there demise... Could not... Then they found the one place that wasn't destroyed... The sacrificed themselves to protect this place from decay. Now in this world... This cold, decaying world lies one place... A place where life remains. Where light can be seen again. It was called the Land of life. Hidden away where nothing shall destroy. But soon even the Land of life would fade and decay. What once was the realm of life... Now is the world of decay.

Genre:
Fantasy / Other
Author:
ArtOfTheVoid
Status:
Ongoing
Chapters:
1
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
18+

Chapter I: Cold Cries

It was cold...

Cold beyond belief...

I stood there in the freezing never-ending snow. It covered me as I hunted for just a small amount of food.

Then I heard a large crash.

I ran towards the area only to stumble upon... Another human? “Could it be,” I asked myself. He was covered by rocks and stone. I lifted them off them to find out he was not a human. He was an entirely different race. One I have only heard of as a child before the ruins...

I carried him home and waited a few days. I prepared his bed and made him some food. Later that day I went to my room and grabbed the letter my mother gave me thirteen years ago. I read it for what felt like the hundredth time.

I soon lay down on my bed to fall asleep. As I fell asleep, I was in my old house when I was only a child. My mother was covered in blood and the house was on fire. Though there was fire I felt cold. Trees were destroyed; the sky was forever black as the crimson moon sent terror to all. My mother then gave me a small box. with a letter inside. She told to run and never look back. Then I was surrounded by fire.

Then I woke up from the dream. “Ah!” I screamed as I got up from my bed. I went to check on the person I found. He then woke up and looked around.

“Ah! Where am I? What the hell!” He said in fear. “Calm down, it’s alright,” I said to calm him down. “But ma’am I was in the middle of a forest now I’m in a small house! Did you save me?” He spoke.

I then replied by saying, “Yes, yes, I did. I couldn’t help seeing you hurt like that. I was once in a situation, but no one helped me.” “Oh. So that’s why. Well next time don’t waste your time doing this for me, I don’t deserve this kind of treatment. You even made a meal for me, and I can’t help but feel bad that you used up your food and materials for someone you don’t even know,” He replied to me.

“Well, that’s what I do,” I said to him. Then all of a sudden, I heard a massive explosion. “What was that!” He said in surprise. “Hold on let me check it out,” I said. As I ran to the explosion, I saw blood? “Why is there blood, there’s no one alive?” I asked myself. As I investigated, I heard a growl. Then I was attacked! I hadn’t brought my crossbow, so I was alone. I ran to a tree and got a stick to defend myself. The creature jumped at me, but I stabbed it. I used its remains for food, so we don’t starve.

I went back home and brought the raw meat. I then mildly cooked it, so it was more flavorful. I prepared it however had to remove the head. I then grabbed the small dagger and sliced its head off. After we finished eating the meal we had looked around.

I couldn’t help but wonder what the explosion was. As we looked around however, we found a temple. “Is that the temple of the horsemen of light?!” I asked. He said that it was.

“By the way, what is you name sir?” I asked him nicely. “Oh, my name. It’s Shiro Ishida. What is yours?” He replied. Of course, I replied to him. I told him my name which is Sayori Nakagawa. He said that it was a good name however he quickly got back to the point.

We need to look around for any remains. If there is a weapon near the explosion, we will be in good luck. He wasn’t wrong. In fact, we did find a weapon. A weapon from thousands of years ago!

“What the hell is this?!” It has a handle and trigger like a crossbow, but it looks, so interesting. He tried to shoot it at a broken tree when it started to glow and then shot a beam of light.

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