Unclear Visions: Part 14Someone had done a real number on this caravan. The wagons had been overturned, mauled and mangled. Items and keepsakes lay strewn about the ground, each one hastily searched and just as hastily discarded. Dead bodies, still warm, of the human variety lay everywhere. Much of the scene had been hastily burned.Unclear Visions: Part 14 by ~DarkKnightSpider
Cedric realized the scope of the devastation instantly. Had the bandits and marauders become so bold as to strike this close to Morgard? His teeth ground together at the answer.
The snapping of foliage brushed his ear. He snapped about to face the source of the noise, one hand darting towards the short sword at his side. At least Catherine hadn't left him entirely defenseless, the wry part of his mind noted.
A moan came from the thicket. He relaxed ever so slightly. That was the sound of an injured, not someone looking to pick a fight. He moved forward, seeking the origin of the sounds. It didn't take him but a moment to find a strapping young woman sprawled out in the underbrush.
Unclear Visions -- Part 13“Hard to believe that so many of the beast-kin could be pushed out of their home. If they'd united, the entire city would have crumbled under their feet.” Rosewood observed wryly.Unclear Visions -- Part 13 by ~DarkKnightSpider
“And then there wouldn't have been a city to in which to live.” Robert said.
The two continued to make a large circle around their makeshift refugee camp. It was a patrol and tour rolled into one. The bowman wanted to make certain that everything was secure; in the process he pointed out different wagons of interest to the bear. Rosewood studied everything with an expert eye. The more she saw the less her good humor remained.
“Morgard's been heading down this path for a long time.” Robert continued. “King Allan died young, leaving his young prince the throne. You can't have a ten-year-old as ruler so a few regents were appointed to keep the peace of the interim.”
“And I'm guessing that worked out really well.” Rosewood's voice dr