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Fantasy Fiction

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People featured in this story:

Ethan as Ethan

Danny as Scarlett

Ivy as Zoe

Felicity as Felicity

Celeste as Celeste

Palak as Palak

Celesteโ€™s creation as Draco

Jose as Luke

Varsha as Varsha

Wolfie as Treasure

Nainika as Nainika

A strangled cry emerged from my throat as the knife made its mark on Ethanโ€™s head. He fell to the ground, blood spraying from his wound as I struggled against the ice. Hot tears dripped down my cheek, suddenly wishing I was strong enough to break out of the iceโ€ฆ

Then I remembered, I was an All-Beast. Couldnโ€™t they change any body part into any animal? Doesnโ€™t that also mean I had elemental powersโ€ฆ

I concentrated on the ice engulfing my body, the frigid structure slowly melting. It dripped down my arms and I freed myself enough to wriggle my way out of the ice. I grabbed one of my daggers and flung it at Scarlett, grazing her cheek. She stared at me in disbelief, then sudden realization dawned on her face. She looked at the melted ice at my feet, now stained red with Ethanโ€™s blood. I glanced at him and noticed that he was breathing, still alive. A look of hatred shined on Scarlettโ€™s face as I lunged at her, raising my hands and engulfing her in water. She created an icy bubble around her. The bubble melted and formed into a dozen large spikes, and she shot them straight at me. I stepped in front of Ethan to ensure he wouldnโ€™t get hit, and stopped the ice right in front of me. Realizing I have the other elemental powers at my fingertips, I glanced at the rock formation behind me, concentrating as large boulders floated behind me. I thrusted them towards Scarlett, a look of horror emitted on her face as the boulders slammed into her shoulder. She fell to her knees, grasping her wounded shoulder, her platinum blonde hair streaked with blood. She sneered as she raised her hand, forming a little bubble of water above it. She molded it into a harpy eagle and a spider. The spider grew bigger and bigger in her hand, overwhelming the little harpy eagle. I didnโ€™t hesitate to plunge the knife into her chest before she finished her icy animation. I immediately ran towards Ethan, a scary pool of blood forming underneath him. I lifted his head off the ground, and he smiled at me, his green eyes flecked with gold.

โ€œAre you okay?โ€ I asked, trying not to look at his wound.ย 

โ€œYeah,โ€ he said. โ€œItโ€™s not too deep.โ€ He ripped off a piece of his shirt and pressed it against his forehead, and the bleeding soon stopped. Taking a closer look, it wasnโ€™t that deep- the dagger had simply grazed his head.ย 

He took my hand and lifted it to his lips. โ€œGo on, Iโ€™ll be fine. Itโ€™s not safe for you to be out here.โ€

โ€œItโ€™s not safe for you either,โ€ I said, lifting him off of the ground. I draped his arm over my shoulder and carried him into a large, hidden cave, where Zoe, Felicity, and the other healers were hard at work.

Zoe rushed over and helped me place Ethan on the ground next to several other injured people.ย 

โ€œKnife to the head,โ€ I told Zoe.

โ€œAnd a stab wound on the leg,โ€ Ethan said.

I gaped at him in disbelief. โ€œA stab wound? And you still came to help me?โ€

He shrugged. โ€œItโ€™s not that bad. Now go, they need you.โ€ He nodded his head towards the cave entrance. I turned to leave, then hesitated. โ€œWhereโ€™s Celeste?โ€ I asked. โ€œIsnโ€™t she a healer too?โ€

โ€œSheโ€™s out there with Palak, grabbing the wounded,โ€ said Zoe, applying bandages to Ethan, after brushing a white feather across his wounds.ย 

โ€œBut, knowing Celesteโ€ฆโ€ interrupted Felicity, cleaning blood off her hands.

Zoe nodded. โ€œSheโ€™s probably going after Draco. She might try to win her brother back, butโ€ฆโ€

I nodded and left the cave, searching the field for Celesteโ€™s bright colored wings. I saw a flash of yellow to my right, and I took off, flapping my wings as fast as possible. Celeste had just come into view, and I watched in horror as a boy with red hair, fangs, and cobra neck flaps sliced the wings off Celesteโ€™s body.

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Celeste laid on the ground, her limp wings fading of color, blood dripping from her wingless back. I reached for a smoke bomb, then thought better of it since snakes can sense heat. The boy, assumingly Draco, noticed me, and fear instantly showed on his face. Thatโ€™s right, snakes' greatest fear is large birds. I thrust forward, just noticing a limp and lifeless Palak laying in the ground, two small holes on her shoulder. I opened my talons towards Draco, but in an instant, his scales shifted and blended into the background. I landed, frantically searching at all sides for Draco.ย 

โ€œHarperโ€ฆโ€ whimpered Celeste, holding Palak in her arms, eyes flashing multiple shades of colors.ย 

A sudden vibration came from my right, and I threw my dagger in that direction. Blood sprayed from Dracoโ€™s leg, his body finally coming into view. I grabbed some rope and wrapped it around Dracoโ€™s wrists and ankles, knowing Celeste would prefer for me to keep him alive. He hissed at me, his fangs dripping with poison.

I noticed Luke and Varsha fighting a wolf on the other side of the battlefield, and raised my wings to help them.

โ€œTake Palak to Zoe and Felicity!โ€ I shouted, flying through the bloodied battlefield. A grey wolf with a large scar over her blind eye slashed at Varsha, who was trying to calm her down.

โ€œTreasure, please!โ€ pleaded Varsha, dodging her sisterโ€™s attacks. โ€œCome back to us!โ€

โ€œYou know I canโ€™t!โ€ shouted Treasure, her deep blue eyes glistening with tears.ย 

โ€œYes you can!โ€ shouted Luke, using the hilt of his sword to fend off Treasure.ย 

A black blur lunged towards Varsha, knocking her to the ground. Her silky black hair was stained with blood, her black panther tail twitching with anticipation.

โ€œI got your back Treasure!โ€ shouted the girl.

Luke lunged at her, and the girl slashed at him, leaving 3 fresh claw marks on his face. He fell to the ground, startled by the sudden attack.

โ€œNainika, no!โ€ shouted Treasure.

Nainika looked at Treasure in disbelief. โ€œThis is your chance! You get Luke, Iโ€™ll get Varsha.โ€

โ€œLuke!โ€ shrieked Varsha, struggling against Nainikaโ€™s strength. โ€œHelp!โ€

Treasure lunged forward, tossing herself against Nainika, freeing Varsha from her clutches.

โ€œTreasure, what are you doing?!โ€ shouted Nainika.

โ€œIโ€ฆ I canโ€™t do it, Nainika!โ€ choked out Treasure, shifting her weight to make up for the lack of a hind leg.

โ€œYou are Azazelโ€™s most trusted warrior! You never hesitated! Why do you hesitate now? Because theyโ€™re your siblings?โ€

โ€œYes!โ€ shouted Treasure. โ€œI canโ€™t do it, Nainika! I just canโ€™t!

Nainika growled, her bright green eyes glistening in the sunlight. โ€œThen Iโ€™ll do it myself.โ€ She lunged towards Varsha, claws outstretched, opening her mouth for the final kill. Treasure thrusted herself in front of Varsha as Nainikaโ€™s claws sunk into her flesh, and Lukeโ€™s screams echoed in the air as Treasureโ€™s blood stained the grass.

April 26, 2021 15:53

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Maya
17:47 Apr 26, 2021

Happy Birthday, Abbie!!! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿง๐Ÿง๐Ÿง

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omg omg o m g this is so gooddddddddddddddd omggggggggggg I said this in my last comment, but Ethan and Harper need to be together they're so cuteeeeeeeee and Ethan is so romantic, going to help Harper with a hurt leg awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww great job on the character building and giving me a heart attack when I thought Ethan was going to die and bring my otp along with it off to read pt 10 I'm kinda nervous XDD I heard some people dieeeeeeeeee

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18:25 Apr 26, 2021

Oh me god, SUCH A SPECTACULAR INTRO, SUCH A MAGNIFICENT PLOT, SUCH A MAJESTIC CLIFFHANGER!!?? (and basically the full thing 'cause I couldn't wait so I binge read it!) I'm hunting down reedsy casts.... so that I can write me own, would you be a character? Happy Today! (is today yur birthday?, I'm not sure cause of time zones...)

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TYSMMMM im so glad you like it! Tysm for reading it! YES YES YES i love being in reedsy casts!!! lmk when ur gonna make the form (or whatever youre gonna do) so I can be a character!! And yes today is my bday tysmmmmmm! <3

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15:00 Apr 28, 2021

SO SORRY FOR THE EXTREMELY LATE REPLY! time is not waiting for me... Happy Today! https://forms.gle/7dW6VsvozVx4y2CHA that's the link to the (horrendous) form, tysm! eh... I'm late... but... Happy Birthday?

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17:05 Apr 29, 2021

eh, sorry for the weird character, (it did get submitted, right?) you can change anything and hope the character was not too weird

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16:00 Apr 30, 2021

Hm... it's like I do want characters with like these 'goals' (finding true friends/getting recognized etc) and can I change the aura color cause green is too taken like SORRY

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07:17 May 01, 2021

yaa, i'll try my best for blue! but don't kill me if it ends up being yellow... you don't HATE YELLOW, do you? flint is really... i-shall-protect-fawn-y like, is he a robot or smthin' Lol (sorry if I sound rude) can i please add some, em, casualness? em... another name for flint... is Erdawn ok? (meaning: the first, or warrior) and it rhymes with Fawn XD btw in your reedsy cast... can i change my name in yur reedsy cast to 'Kohaku Felon'? XD i know a lil late... but can it be done? no is ok...

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13:05 May 02, 2021

Hello! How do you do the gallery for characters? Just asked (so that I can get snatchy) XD

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16:47 Apr 26, 2021

HOOOOOOOLY SHI- That ending though Scratch that this ENTIRE THING was a rollercoaster oml people are dead and dying and getting hurt this was super intense- holy shiz gg Abigail BUT ALSO CALM DOWN WITH THE CLIFFHANGERS-

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Valerie June
16:18 Apr 26, 2021

I survived this part. I honestly thought you were going to kill me off. But now Wolfieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. :(((((((((((( Maybe the healers can fix her up? Maybe? I'm glad that it looks like Ethan's gonna be alright. I think that's the only non-tragic part of this lol.

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hehehehe... dont worry, you wont last long... >:) still debating on who to keep alive between you and Varsha. Lol yeah pretty much XD but thats war for ya. Already planning how to kill more people lol XD

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Valerie June
16:22 Apr 26, 2021

How did I know you were gonna say something like that?! XD Looks like only one sibling will make it out alive. Well, when you have a 20 people Reedsy cast you try and narrow it down...

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XD heheheheh... OMG I HAD A GREAT IDEA ILL LEAVE ONE OF YOU ALIVE BUT LIKE... MENTALLY HURT LIEK BRAIN DAMAGE OR SOMTHING I still prefer death tho, i think u might be spared and live in eternal guilt of not being able to protect either of your sisters and leave YOU mentally deranged- heheehehehe having so much fun yeah XDD give them the spotlight in the process

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Valerie June
16:35 Apr 26, 2021

Oof. Poor Luke/Varsha, one or the other's gonna have it rough, but I have a feeling it might be me. XD XD Did you do anything fun over the weekend? HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!! (Did you think I'd forget it? ;))๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚...

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16:11 Apr 26, 2021

I'm hereeeeeeeeee!! This was amazing, Abbieeeeeee!!! I loved it, so much action and betrayals and whatnot ehehehehehe >:DDDDDD But you're catching up to meeeeeeeeeeeee, I need to write fasterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr ;p

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hehehehehe Im a #speedwriter already workign on part 10 XD you are the first death to many lolol >:D Im so nice, killing off half my characters and leaving the other half to emotional and physical scarring, lol. In reality, you got spared XD

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16:19 Apr 26, 2021

If you say so...good luck though! I can't wait to see your next addition to the series!!

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16:32 Apr 26, 2021

This

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Palak Shah
16:09 Apr 26, 2021

OMG, no way. This is such a good plot twist !!!!

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