Gems of the Elements: Part 1: Chapter 2Farla leapt from the wall on to one of the roofs.Gems of the Elements: Part 1: Chapter 2 by Denkar1
"I can't believe it." She said, viewing the inferno that had engulfed the city of Talern.
"Talern can't burn." She said, tears beginning to trickle down her cheek. "The town I have lived in all my life will soon be nothing but ashes."
She noticed a man in bright white robes walking through the streets and realized he was a member of the Brotherhood of the White Flame. She leapt from house to house, dodging the flames, until she reached and tackled him.
"Tell me how this blasted fire started!" She ordered.
"This city is unholy and it was the whim of Drakol that we burn it."
"This is not an unholy city." Farla said, pressing a dagger to his throat.
"Yes, it is." The man choked out. "Our great lord Drakol commanded that it burn."
"Who is Drakol?"
"I told you, he is our great and powerful lord."
"But who is he really?" Farla asked, pulling out a vial of Liquid Truth.
"Again, he is the mighty ruler who commands the Brotherhood of the White F
Gems of the Elements: Part 1: Chapter 1Tranesk slowly walked over the ridge. He saw the aging stone graves of his parents. As he approached the graves, he removed his black silk mask.Gems of the Elements: Part 1: Chapter 1 by Denkar1
"I can't believe it's been thirty years since you two died." He said. "I know that I haven't killed them yet, but I will."
He began to remember the horrible day that his parents died.
"Please Dad, can't I go with you?" The young Tranesk pleaded to his father.
"I'm sorry son, but you're too young to join the army. And besides, the battles are far too dangerous for one as young as you." His father said.
"But I can handle myself on the field." Tranesk said.
"I know you can, but this would be different. These people would kill you without a second thought. But here," His father said taking out a black silk mask. "Take this mask. It has been h
Gems of the Elements: Prologue TwoSoon, the group had decided to part ways on their new journey.Gems of the Elements: Prologue Two by Denkar1
"So where are you heading?" Katren asked Tranesk.
"I'm just going to see my parents' graves. After that, well, I'll just see where the wind takes me." Tranesk replied. "How about you?"
"I'm just going to go back to my home village. Now that my task for the Shining Order is finished, I can rest." Katren said. "What are the rest of you going to do?"
"I'm gonna go back to The City, get back in the swing of things, take new jobs, that sort of thing." Farla said. "The Great One only knows what I've missed out there by now."
"I am going to research these gems. I know that I read something about them in my study, I just don't remember where." Lintal said.
"I'm planning on the same thing as Tranesk; just see where the wind takes me. Pick up a good assassination job here and there, make some cash, and maybe even meet someone." Nerlos said.
"Well let's at least hope that we meet up again someday." Katren said. "Everyone, l
Gems of the Elements: Prologue OneFive warriors, an archer, a mage, a berserker, a knight, and a thief were on a quest to find the five elemental gems. They had found the ancient maze where the gems resided. They had found a guide who was willing to help them. After much trekking with their guide, the small group of warriors slowly entered an ancient chamber. They all noticed the pedestal standing in the center of the room holding five crystals.Gems of the Elements: Prologue One by Denkar1
"At last, my friends, we have found them." The thief said.
"And we owe it all to our fine guide here." The berserker said.
"Well thank ya, ya young'uns." Their old guide said.
"We'll be sure to pay you when we get out of here." The thief said, passing the guide. "Let's move on everyone."
The five warriors walked towards the pedestal. Each of the crystals had a distinct shape; one was a searing flame, one was a flowing river, one was of the whirling winds, one of the crackling power of lightning, and one of the solid earth.
"They're beautiful." The mage said, as she walked up to