18th Dec 2021, 12:00 PM in chapter 13

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c_rberus 18th Dec 2021, 12:00 PM edit delete
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[lick walking further into the cavern.
what do i know... what is real]
[a fragmented panel of darkness.]
[lick squeezes their eyes shut, trying to fend off something.]
[please, not yet. looking ahead pleadingly.]
[they steel themself. i have to get to the dark.]
[the panel of darkness again; a small light appears in the center.]
[lick falters, eyes heavy.]
[they collapse, shaking.]
[forcing themself up.]
[they crawl forward, dragging dusty beside them now.
i'm not leaving you.]