Shadows in the City of Lights - Preview"What is it like to be in love?" I find myself pondering this as I watch the last of my city fade into the distance. I knew what love was; I loved my city, my people, my mentor Veronica. But to be in love, I am told, is another emotion entirely. As I sat in the back of the buggy, I wondered if I'd ever experience it.Shadows in the City of Lights - Preview by DuskMind
The courier who had brought my summons said the trip would only take a day. But my mentor would not have me be the last to show. It was considered an honor to be called before the Council, she had said.
My country - Solil - is one of few, and it is rumored to be the greatest country of them all. Solil is made up of several large cities, and we all do our part to support each other. Each city in Solil represents and embraces one of the elements of the world. I don't know whose idea it was, or how it came to be. There are a total of six cities, but Brik, the City of Lights, is the capital because it embraces and reflects all of the cities around it in Solil.
My city i
Elemental Wolf Teaser?A solitary figure blurred through the trees, and several dark figures of the same pursued. The rapid pounding of paws could be heard as if in chase. The figure in the front, a light grey wolf, never once glanced behind himself. He just ran. Never stopping or slowing, weaving between trees and brush in the darkness, spots of moonlight breaking through sporadically. The moon above had an orange-yellow tint to it, as if Verosta itself knew what would take place this night.Elemental Wolf Teaser? by DuskMind
Behind him, more wolves of varying shades of black and grey gave chase with a sense of bloodlust. One thing was clear: should they catch their prey, he was not going to live. Of the five, the sleekest wolf, with short black fur, tore from the pursuit. The remaining four did not falter in their chase, intent on capture of the runaway.
A light grey wolf kept scouting ahead as he ran as if his life was at stake. He paid no heed to anything that was not in his immediate path. After all, any distractions could mean slowing d