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The Adventures of Larson and Garrett - On the Honor of Thieves By AaronDennis Characters: 5342

Updated: 2018-01-04 12:02


The thief pushed a few errant strands of hair from her face and glanced at Larson. She winced, looked back outside, and gave in to wondering about what they had found, if anything, and how Mathew was going to react. She also considered having killed a cultist, the first person she'd ever killed. Shaking the cobwebs from her brain, she took a big breath. After the break, and as her thoughts died out, she plopped down beside the warrior and fell asleep, laying comfortably against a sack of seeds.

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Mathew had arrived late in the afternoon, after everyone woke, ate, and drank to their hearts' content. They had gathered outside to sit beneath the shade of apple trees. The sun was setting. Not much of a wind blew, but it was crisp and chilly. Some bees buzzed in the vicinity. Placing his freshly cleaned spectacles back onto his face, the detective addressed the group; he had a somber look about him.

"You've done well, " he started. "The documents you recovered and the weapons will do us well while I continue my research on this irritating, magickal resonance of which I keep speaking. Furthermore, we've recently discovered other items pilfered from the safe room; some useful books and other artifacts that were supposed to help in containing the power of the Lagos artifacts, and relics needed both to find and make new artifacts have also come up missing."

"That's disconcerting, " Garrett said, solemnly.

"It is, " the detective agreed, "but listen. There is no need for any of you to trouble yourselves further."

That bit of news brought frowns to faces, and a few o

my city, and prevent any further misfortunes caused by Lagos."

"In the meantime we may catch our breath then, " Lyalla suggested. "We can rest and regroup." She then turned to Garrett. "It will do us all well to find a moment of happiness in these dark times."

"She's right, " Mathew stated. "Obsessing over these matters will lead to rash decisions." The detective was looking at everyone, but Garrett felt the message was intended for him. He winced, pondering the implications. "You can stay here if you like. Sara has agreed to let you all use her loft as long as you need, or as I've stated countless times, you may stay at my home."

"I learned a while back that it's important to let the mind wander, " Larson sighed. "I've been searching for my family for over five years…I certainly won't stop looking, but, " he trailed off. Then, as the rest looked to him, he added while tugging at some blades of grass, "I'm going to Riverdale to see my girl. Travel and friends goes a long way to strengthen the spirit, lest we fall prey to evil intentions."

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