Chapter 25Mature

"Ok, it's clear," whispered Railia. Defforeth came out from behind the building and ran across the gap.

"This is just getting silly-" but Railia put up her hand to shut him up as they saw two Pixies patrolling on the other side of the alleyway.

"We have to be careful, Defforeth. Now do as I say," Railia said forcefully.

"Why? I don't even know where we're going!" Defforeth protested.

"I healed you. You owe me this. So be quiet and just do as I say."

They did not say another word until they reached the meeting place.

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Corrine chose an abandoned mine shaft on the outskirts of the city for everyone to meet. It was at risk of collapsing up this meant no-one would think of checking in there on their patrols.

So far five people had showed up. They were all male. Corrine looked out of the wooden door and saw Railia approaching. Then she saw Defforeth and suddenly her anger took over.

The End

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