The blue moonlight provides the only light in the dark night. A gentle breeze, the only movement. As if grown among the grass and trees, two warriors stand at opposite ends of the forest, ever still. 469 more words
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“I said just six.” Professor Miura said that with a sidelong glance at Chris. “I said JUST six.” He repeated.
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