Literature, Fanfic, RP
Shadowcape, part 1Based on the sunlight streaming through the bars of the cell, it had been about six hours since the dragons took Shadowcape away. Usually they brought their test subjects back by now, unless they were not coming back at all … usually they brought food by now too, but Onyxarm’s stomach remained empty.
From the ritual chamber at the end of the cage-lined hallway Nyx had heard Shadow’s screams, as usual, and then the screams of their captors -- not usual -- and then silence, for hours. At first he had hung in unbeatable suspense, but as the hours passed, that trickled away. He had started to conclude that some ill-conceived twist of magic had killed Shadow’s and all the dragons, and left him and the other surviving subjects here to die a slow death of starvation … Then he heard footfalls coming down the hallway. He'd learned the steps of every dragon here -- noted which were cruel and which were kind, which spoke a bit of Talonok or Harpy and which would smac